An extract from Lesson Three:
"In this lesson, we're examining the methods used by abstract painters in some depth. Last week we looked at simple construction paper collage techniques for design based on some of the ideas used by the early abstractionists Sonia Delaunay and Sophie Taueber-Arp.
One of my all time favorite online workshops to teach is Bargello Seasons. I have had hundreds of students take this course so today I compiled a few of their finished projects into a video to share with you.
Winter Wonderland is a very fun class, where you get to play with all sorts of paints and glitter to create a lovely winter forest scene. You start by painting the background with Setacolor fabric paints:
Have you ever forgotten to attend a class you registered for at a quilt shop? Or struggled to pack up your machine, find all the tools you might need and get yourself and all the 'stuff' to a class? Most of us have.... Daphne shares her story on her blog for you to read later this week so be sure to check it out.
Did you know that you can screen print onto your fabric even when it’s already sewn into a block? Here’s the screen taped to exactly match the dimensions of the plain fabric triangles in this batik quilt, with shapes cut out of adhesive paper. The object here is to tone down the brightness of these plain fabrics.