Enhance Your Quilting with Digital Surface Design Techniques: Creating Brushes in Photoshop Elements Download

Join expert artist Margaret Applin for a live online seminar and learn how digital surface design can revolutionize your fabrics and quilts.

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Join expert mixed-media fiber artist Margaret Applin for a live online seminar on Thursday, February 28, at 1:00 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.

Discover how easy it is to enhance the surface design of your fabrics and quilts using Photoshop Elements 10.0. Join us to learn more about how Margaret uses Photoshop Elements in an untraditional way as she discusses her techniques and philosophy regarding designing personal imagery.

By participating in this webinar, you should expect to be able to:

  • Upload and manipulate your own painting or drawing into Photoshop Elements (versions 7.0 through 10.0).
  • Save and organize your images using Margaret’s quick tips.
  • Create a custom brush library to save your brushes to in Photoshop Elements.
  • Prepare an image within Photoshop Elements to convert into a custom brush.
  • Create and save a custom brush.
  • Prepare an image layout for making custom Thermofax® screens or to cut your own stencils.

In this live broadcast, Margaret demonstrates how she creates custom brushes that she then uses to build imagery and create layouts for stencil and Thermofax® screens designs. This is your chance to see Margaret in action and ask questions about this fascinating technique.

Everyone who registers for this online seminar will receive:

  • Access to a recording of the seminar so even if you can’t attend the live event, you won’t miss a thing.
  • Downloads of Margaret’s “Creating brushes in Photoshop” tutorial and three free digital images Margaret has created for you to use in developing your own digital monoprint designs, making it easy for you to practice these digital and screen-printing techniques later.
  • A special coupon to save 30% on Margaret’s video workshop, Digital Design for Screen Printing: Creating Mini Canvas Screens for Surface Design.

About the Author

Margaret is a mixed-media artist living in Lowell, Massachusetts. Born and raised in New England, Margaret's art is full of inspiration taken from the natural landscape and the changing seasons. With a solid commitment to creating personal imagery, Margaret explores various techniques to develop the building blocks that define her artwork.

Margaret has been published in Quilting Arts Magazine, Art Journaling Exposed, Somerset Studio Gallery and Art Doll Quarterly magazines. Margaret completed her first Quilting Arts Workshop™ DVD titled, "Digital Design for Screen Printing" in 2012 and will follow up with her second Workshop™ DVD through Cloth Paper Scissors scheduled for release in Spring 2013.

Find Margaret's stencil designs for purchase at StencilGirlProducts.com and her Thermofax screens are offered on her Etsy site. For more of Margaret's art and techniques, visit www.margaretapplin.com.

SKU: EP7210

Author/Speaker/Editor: Margaret Applin

Format: Webinar