Product Dimensions:8.5 x 0.4 x 11 inches
In this follow up to her first book author Rebekah Meier covers more than 60 surface design techniques for fabric as well as some non traditional surfaces including Lutradur,Tyveck,Peltex,Bruckran,Transfer Artist Paper,Wallpaper,metal fabric,quilt batting and many more.
The book opens with an brief overview of tools and supplies and then dives right into the techniques. The two first chapters of the book cover all you need to know to get started with collograph printing,stamp making,stenciling and thermofax screens as well as working with resists such as acrylic,and soy wax batik. In the fabric and foundations chapter Rebekah shows you a safe faux method for creating rust dyeing and how to create new exciting substrates for your artwork with paper towels,wool batting, light modeling paste,tea bags and more. In the embellishment chapter you’ll learn how to create your own unique finishing touches elements for your artwork using air dry clay,recycled metal,paper solvy,metal tape,and chipboard just to name a few. If you’re not sure where to begin with all of these techniques and creative ideas,Rebekah has included some projects to get you started that include a painted collage wall quilt,a simple,but beautiful mixed media book,a fiber mosaic and a few others.
There are so many techniques and creative ways to use them in this book that it’s sure to become a go to reference you’ll refer back to again and again. Each technique and project is illustrated with clear full color photographs and examples and the book is filled with images of Rebekah’s gorgeous artwork which not only serve to illustrate her techniques but will also inspire you as well.
The Giveaway details!
I’m giving away a copy of this beautiful new book and all you need to do is leave a comment on this post before Thursday June 14th. Tell me what surface design technique do you want to learn more about and I’ll pull a random winner from all the comments on Friday June 15th. Good luck!