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).