Thread Painted Portraits

Thread Painted Portraits

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Award-winning artist Lea McComas shares her secrets for stitching beautiful and realistic portrait quilts. Learn her fun-to-master techniques today! a€c Begin with your favorite photo and take off on an artistic journey. a€c Choose a method for creating a portrait backgrounda€”from simple to more complex. a€c Gain a deeper understanding of portrait composition. a€c Hone your thread-painting skills. In Thread-Painted Portraits, youa€™ll find: a€c Step-by-step instructions for choosing a photo, building a background, stitching faces and finishing your piece. a€c Expert advice on selecting the perfect fabrics and thread. a€c A gallery of inspiring artwork. a€c Instructions for artistic binding techniques that go beyond ordinary. a€c Encouragement to unleash your inner artist. Inspired by images from daily life, fiber artist Lea McComas uses stitch artistry in pieces that have been exhibited across the country and in Europe. From her studio in Colorado, Lea challenges herself to create artwork with the breath and soul of life, using just fabric and thread.The educational content of the books on the table is implied with the text and figures superimposed on the background. These were stitched using the text stitches of my Janome Memory Craft 6600. PANNING FOR GOLD 2013 39 by 31 inchesanbsp;...

Title:Thread Painted Portraits
Author:Lea McComas
Publisher:McComas Fiber Art - 2015-05-04


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