Digital imagery in Fiber Art: Using Textured Backgrounds for a Painterly Effect with Wen Redmond
Join fiber artist Wen Redmond and learn her captivating technique for adding unusual dimension to fiber art with textured photographs.
First, you'll journey through Wen’s step-by-step process for printing a photograph on a textured background by spreading lightweight molding paste onto a stabilizer base and adding textural markings. Then, learn how to add another layer after the substrate dries by using it as paper in an inkjet printer. You'll also discover tips and tricks for printing using both Adobe® Photoshop® and Microsoft® Word to create a painterly photo thin enough to be sewn and manipulated. Finally, you'll love adding finishing layers by playing and experimenting with textured mediums!
Embark on a wonderful and fun journey with Wen Redmond and celebrate the limitless possibilities of combining digital photography and texture.
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