Mixed-Media Textile Art (DVD)

Contemporary textile artist Susie Monday demonstrates how to create artful and original screen-printed fabrics.
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SKU# 10QM10

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Making use of a fun and accessible screen-printing method, Susie shows how to design a screen with water-soluble pigments, and then how to print the image using a polymer medium. Complementary fabrics are designed using stencils, water-soluble crayons, and textile paints. And next, using simple fuse-and-stitch layering and piecing, Susie demonstrates how to construct a colorful, improvisational piece of fiber art. Further design elements are considered and added, including painted details and another layer of screen printing. Finally, Susie shares strategies for turning the piece into a three-dimensional piece of artwork, by wrapping and attaching it to a wooden frame (such as a house shape). Hand stitching and embellishments can be added to personalize the piece.

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About the Author

Susie Monday is an artist and teacher whose work is inspired by the colors, textures and images of her home and studio in this culture-rich region near the Texas Mexican border. From her Texas Hill Country home and on-site El Cielo Studio, Susie creates spirit-inspired art quilts, art cloth and one-of-a-kind table linens. 

 

El Cielo Studio hosts small-group weekend workshops that include explorations of creativity, art journaling, surface design techniques, and spirituality as it affects design process, creativity and productivity.

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Materials
-Screen-printing frame
-Squeegee for screen printing
-Water-soluble crayons or oil pastels
-Water-soluble colored pencils, such as Derwent® Inktense
-Screen-printing medium or matte gel medium
-Foam brushes (assorted sizes)
-Tray for washing out screen
-Drop cloth for drying area
-Padded printing surface
-Paper towels or rags
-Fabrics for screen printing (I use old sheets and linens in assorted light colors; other options include old dropcloths, hand-dyed fabrics, etc.)
-Freezer paper
-Scissors
-Cotton or cotton blend batting, thin
-Sewing machine (straight-stitch foot and free-motion foot)
-Embroidery floss or craft thread
-Large-eyed needles
-Fusible webbing
-Backing fabric
-Pins, needle, and thread
-Iron
-Cutting mat
-X-ACTO® knife and a metal ruler (or a rotary cutter and an acrylic ruler) 

Optional
-Craft paints or fabric paints for embellishments
-Stamps
-Buttons, beads, and other embellishments
-Wooden frame or stretcher bars
-Staple gun
-Hammer

SKU: 10QM10

Author/Speaker/Editor: Susie Monday

Format: DVD

ISBN 13: 9781596683372

Customer Reviews

Great video Review by Jeanne Dominguez

I really enjoyed this video! The artist is friendly and relaxed, and demonstrates her technique clearly. She creates a good balance of instruction and encouragement, skill and creativity. I''m going to do this project (or one like it - creatively tweaking it!) with my daughter and her friends (middle school age). I think they will love it. It''s a wonderful introduction to screen printing, and opens the way for experimenting and playing with the technique and materials.

(Posted on 4/19/10)