Portraits For Fabric Lovers

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You do not need to know how to draw to make a good portrait in fabric. You do not need to be an artist. The process of creating a fabric portrait requires no paint at all. The realistic effect is achieved strictly with fabric, repositionable fusible web and thread painting. With the step-by-step help provided in this book you will learn how to select a workable photograph, use the computer to enhance the photograph, choose and apply fabric, bring the portrait to life with thread painting, and complete all of the ...

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Overview

You do not need to know how to draw to make a good portrait in fabric. You do not need to be an artist. The process of creating a fabric portrait requires no paint at all. The realistic effect is achieved strictly with fabric, repositionable fusible web and thread painting. With the step-by-step help provided in this book you will learn how to select a workable photograph, use the computer to enhance the photograph, choose and apply fabric, bring the portrait to life with thread painting, and complete all of the final touches. With this book you can successfully produce a fabric portrait that you will be proud to hang in your home.

Marilyn Belford is an award winning creator of portrait quilts.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780979194030
  • Publisher: Wild Jot Press
  • Publication date: 5/4/2009
  • Pages: 96
  • Sales rank: 236,804
  • Product dimensions: 0.25 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 11.00 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 28, 2012

    Yes you can do this!

    New techniques for me! Good directions and examples.

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted October 5, 2011

    Wonderful Detailed Fabric Portrait Book

    It is very obvious that the author is truly a gifted artist not only in her work, but for her thoughtful comments. Without any reservation I would recommend purchasing Marilyn Belford's book and visiting on line site to see more of her beautiful works.

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