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  • What is your favorite surface technique?

    What is the surface design technique that you find yourself using over and over again, the one that you are most comfortable with? Almost all of my pieces start with hand painted fabric done using Pebeo Setacolor transparent paints. I use the heliograhic tendencies in the paint to create patterns (occasionally...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by Kathleen M Tenpas on 6 Nov 2009
  • Re: photo transfer from a transparency

    I thought you had to use a medium to transfer the ink. So all you do is print on your transparency and then burnish? Is the fabric pretreated with bubble jet set? Have you tried different types of transparencies or have you always used ones from the same company?
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by reginabdunn on 23 Oct 2009
  • photo transfer from a transparency

    I want to try transferring photos by first printing them on a transparency. Does anyone know what kind of transparency works? I read in an article a while ago that the ones by Apollo work well, but that company makes several different kinds.
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by reginabdunn on 20 Oct 2009
  • Re: The best computer software

    I haven't done exactly what you want, but what I did was use PaintShop Pro (you could also use PhotoShop) to play around with photos. You can use the software to simplify them so it is easier to make a sketch from them. I sketched out the result onto freezer paper. You can then scan your sketch and...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by reginabdunn on 11 Aug 2009