Fabric Collage and the Figure

 

In this class we will be working on several projects. The first lesson I show you how to draw an outline of a figure and then how I draw clothing over that figure.

Videos on creating a fabric collage piece.

Create strips of fabric with paint and plaster techniques to add to your collage.

Painting whimsical characters.

Painting flowers

almost 6 hrs. of video plus pdf's!!

Class is self paced and will be available

for at least a year

Supply list:

Princeton Select angular brushes 1/4" and 1/8"  http://www.dickblick.com/items/06381-4014/

Brushes available at Michaels under this brand or Loew Cornell.

0" and 1" round watercolor brushes for detail work

Mechanical pencil ( I use .3mm lead

http://www.dickblick.com/products/pentel-graph-gear-500-pencil/?clickTracking=true

charcoal pencils and blending stumps

watercolor paper 140lb hot press

15" x 15" fabric-assorted

gesso, fluid matte medium, joint compound and/or Venetian plaster

http://www.homedepot.com/p/BEHR-Premium-Plus-1-gal-Flat-Venetian-Plaster-

77001/100092759

VENETIAN PLASTER ONLY AT HOME DEPOT...that is why I have joint compound on the list for a substitute which works great.

utlitity brush and  puddy knife

Golden acrylic ground for pastels.

http://www.dickblick.com/products/golden-pastel-ground/?clickTracking=true

Golden acrylic open paint- titanium white, vandyke brown hue

Adirondak re-inkers- pesto and eggplant (THESE INKS HAVE BEEN DISCONTINUED AFTER RECORDING THIS CLASS. Here is a substitute, Distress inks(crushed olive,aged mahogany, black soot and vintage photo

http://www.dickblick.com/products/ranger-tim-holtz-distress-ink-pads/

Another great option is Walnut Inks

http://www.amazon.com/Tsukineko-Walnut-Antiquing-Solution-2-Ounce/dp/B000S12ZQI

I wanted to list the actual replacement for the Adirondack reinkers and their names.:
Walnut Ink-Eucalyptus-replaces Pesto Reinker
Walnut Ink-Walnut- replaces espresso reinker
Walnut Ink-Terra cotta - replaces caramel reinker
Memento-Elderberry - replaces eggplant reinker

 

 

Pan pastels- optional (can use pastels) but here are the colors I use:

chrom. oxide green, yellow ochre, red iron oxide tint, ultramarine tint, turquoise.

http://www.dickblick.com/products/panpastel-artists-painting-pastels/

Watercolors: I use Daniel Smith: Burgandy yellow ochre, rose madder geniune, piemontite genuine, undersea green, serpentine green, rose of ultramarine, rhodonite geniune

other watercolors: phthalo blue, cadmiun red

http://www.danielsmith.com/Item--i-G-284-600

 

If you have questions or comments or want to post on this class, I have created a blog post for you to do so. Here is the link:

http://www.fracturedangelics.com/blog/fabric-collage-and-figure-online-class-gathering

VIDEO ONE-INTRODUCTION AND GOING OVER SUPPLIES

 
VIDEO TWO-FIGURE ILLUSTRATION
 
 
VIDEO THREE- FLOWER GIRL PART 1
 

 

VIDEO FOUR-FLOWER GIRL 2

 

 
VIDEO FIVE-FLOWER GIRL 3
 
 
VIDEO SIX-FLOWER GIRL 4
 
 
VIDEO SEVEN-PLAYING WITH MY STUFF (BORDERS)
 
 
VIDEO EIGHT- LIL'BIDDY 1
 
 
VIDEO NINE- FLOWER PAINTING PART 1
 
 
VIDEO TEN-FLOWER PAINTING PART 2
 
 
VIDEO ELEVEN-PART 1 WHIMSICAL FIGURE WITH ANIMAL
 
 
VIDEO TWELVE-WHIMSICAL FIGURE WITH ANIMAL PART 2