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From the PublisherArtist Lisa Kerpoe's latest book is a comprehensive look at using eight different resists to create unique fabric and surface design. Her easygoing style will encourage readers to approach the techniques with a sense of play as they enjoy the serendipity. Each chapter provides complete instruction so readers can jump to the technique that appeals to them without reading from cover to cover, although starting with the first two chapters would be helpful for beginners. This book is brimming with photos of supplies, process, and inspiring fabric samples. Ending with an opulent gallery of work by Lisa and others, a troubleshooting guide, and resources list, this book is a top-notch guide for surface designers.
-- Kristine Lundblad, Quilting Arts Magazine: 08/01/12
Whether you have experience with dyeing fabric and surface design or are just getting started, Kerpoe's Visual Texture on Fabric will walk you through a library of resist types, applications, and methods for adding color All of the techniques are water based, using supplies like flour, oatmeal, washable school glue, and soy wax. Learn cool ways to create crackle resists, resists with a squeeze bottle, and sgraffito resists, with plenty of example photographs to follow.
--Cloth Paper Scissors; 3/5/13