Dynamic Fabric Art Portraits

Join award-winning quilt artist Esterita Austin and learn how to create a dramatic, expressionistic portrait in a few easy steps. Borrowing from the Renaissance painters, a single, directional light source is used to give the illusion of depth and mystery in the imagery.
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Join award-winning quilt artist Esterita Austin and learn how to create a dramatic, expressionistic portrait in a few easy steps. Borrowing from the Renaissance painters, a single, directional light source is used to give the illusion of depth and mystery in the imagery. Following Esterita’s simple step-by-step process, which includes an innovative fusing technique, you will learn to create a likeness that will surprise and delight. After completing the fused fabric collage, the piece is further enhanced with a few brush and marker strokes. Discover Esterita’s successful method for demystifying the portrait-making process.

In this Workshop, you will learn how to:
  • Take a photo for a successful portrait
  • Create the master pattern, freezer paper templates, and foundation
  • Select appropriate fabrics
  • Assemble the fabric collage
  • Enhance the piece with textile paint

SKU: 13QM28-EP7571-HDEP7571-GROUPED

Author/Speaker/Editor: Esterita Austin

File/Trim Size: SD: 883 MB; HD: 3.19 GB

File Type: MP4

Format: Video

Runtime: 69 minutes

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Materials:
11" x17" photo
15" x20" black background fabric
Transdoodle® transfer paper
11" x17" freezer paper
Ballpoint pen
Sharpie® Ultra Fine Point marker
Sharpie Fine Point marker
Pencil
18mm rotary cutter
Cutting mat
X-Acto® knife
Scotch® Removable Tape
Scotch Double Sided Tape
Multi-value/multicolor fabrics, 1 yd. total (I use hand-dyed fabric by Carlene Keller.)
Mistyfuse®, 2 yds.
Reynolds® Parchment Paper
Small nylon scrubbie (available at discount stores)
Mr. Clean® Magic Eraser® (available in the grocery store cleaning aisle), or alcohol wipes
Textile paints
Paintbrushes, 1/4" and 1/2" (I use Weber® Museum Emerald brushes.)
Paint palette
Paper towels
Straight pins
Iron and ironing board
Apron

SKU: 13QM28-EP7571-HDEP7571-GROUPED

Author/Speaker/Editor: Esterita Austin

File/Trim Size: SD: 883 MB; HD: 3.19 GB

File Type: MP4

Format: Video

Runtime: 69 minutes

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Customer Reviews

Very Beneficial Class Review by Wendi
Rating

I enjoyed this video course very much. Esterita gives very clear and thorough instruction and the video quality was very good with the least expensive download choice. The only reason I am not giving this video a 5 star rating is because I would have liked it to address the actual quilting process with some information on her favorite threads, quilting techniques, batting, etc. Thread painting can add so much more to quilts such as these and it would have been nice to have even heard 5 minutes of explanation on what her process is after assembling the top. Still worth the purchase though!

(Posted on 11/19/2013)

(Posted on 11/19/2013)

Great video! Review by Kathy
Rating

This is a very detailed instruction on how to create a wonderful portrait. But the information is applicable with any project, not just a portrait. The lessons are easy to follow. Esterita is a great teacher, and in this video she reveals all the secrets to her success in a simple, easily understood manner. A must for anyone making realistic art quilts.

(Posted on 10/11/2013)

(Posted on 10/11/2013)