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HGA Convergence: Designing & Printing your own Fabric

This session is presented as a part of the Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Conference.  You can buy a day pass to the conference or tickets to individual sessions. See website for details.

In this introduction to digital fabric design, learn the basics of designing and printing your own fabrics based on photos or original artwork. Understand the vocabulary of digital art: pixels, resolution, RGB. We will complete several designs in class and talk about layout, repeating patterns, creating coordinates, and more. Completing the experience, we will talk about the kinds of fabric available, wash-fastness, and the durability of several different printing options.

A laptop with WIFI access will be required. (iPads and tablets will not work).

 

HGA Convergence: A Taste of Digital Fabric Design

This session is presented as a part of the Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Conference.  You can buy a day pass to the conference or tickets to individual sessions. See website for details.

Designing your own custom fabrics is a new innovation in the craft world. Online services allow you to design and digitally print any amount, from just a swatch to multiple yards of fabric, with your own photos and custom designs. You create the digital file and they print and ship it to you. Learn the basics of what you need to know to get started.

 

HGA Convergence: Photo Boot Camp

This session is presented as a part of the Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Conference.  You can buy a day pass to the conference or tickets to individual sessions. See website for details.

This is a crash course in quick tricks you can use to take better photos of your art work. Learn about lighting, camera settings, and strategies to set up the shot. Watch demos of simple photo edits and learn how to tell whether something is “Photoshop-able” or not.

 

HGA Convergence: Marketing Yourself Online

This session is presented as a part of the Handweavers Guild of America Convergence Conference.  You can buy a day pass to the conference or tickets to individual sessions. See website for details.

As an artist, making yourself “findable” on the Internet can be an overwhelming task. This seminar will focus on easy and accessible ways to create your own web presence and to help draw your audience to you. Whether your goal is selling your work, an online portfolio, or creating your own website, we will talk about the technical aspects of popular platforms (Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram), pros and cons, the costs and expertise needed, and much more.

 

HGA Convergence: Moving Forward Fashion Show

I will be a featured artist at the Moving Forward runway show as part of the Handweavers Guild of America Confluence Conference. See website for details.

Moving Forward Runway Fashion Show

7:30 – 8:30 PM, Ballroom, Main Level

$75 or Free with CVP

Join HGA for our most popular Convergence® event, a spectacular fashion show featuring wearable art selected from fiber artists from around the world. Prior to the show awards will be presented by Juror Monica Obniski for Small Expressions and following the show by Juror Sarah Eichhorn for Moving Forward.