Basic Technique Serti Painting
There are many ways to paint on silk. This is one of the most common methods. It is called Serti Technique or painting with a resist called gutta. For more extensive information on how to silk paint see the Online Silk Painting Class and also a website for silk painting tips…Silk Painting Tips
You have many options for supplies depending on your purpose.
Things to consider are:
silk dyes or silk paints
setting silk by iron, steam, chemical
resist such as gutta, water-based resist, solvent based and how to remove or leave in.
Here is a free sample class on materials: CLICK HERE
I recommend you read books or save yourself a lot of trial and error by taking the Online Silk Painting Course.