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  • mixing hand-painted fabrics with commercial prints

    Hi! I used a glue-resist and hand-painted some lovely and lively pieces! Now I want to use them in an art quilt BUT they are so "dull" comparted to the commercial prints I chose. I wanted my hand-painted pieces to stand out but I think they will be lost. How do I brighten them up, or how do...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by Zoldesign on 12 Feb 2010
  • Re: What is your favorite surface technique?

    My favorite technique is thread. I find the colors so varied and the thicknesses create different effects. I never feel one of my pieces has come alive until I have changed the textures with thread. Most often I build the piece and it seems flat, like painting a canvas. But then, I get out my palette...
    Posted to Surface Design (Forum) by arlijohn on 6 Nov 2009
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