By Darlene Olivia McElroy, Sandra Duran Wilson
No worry Transfers
If you will have by no means attempted snapshot transfers or have skilled photograph move mishaps, then Image move Workshop is for you. This booklet provides step by step strategies for 35 photograph move procedures, huge suggestions for solving mishaps and examples of the way to mix transfers in accomplished items of mixed-media art.
This accomplished consultant features:
• 35 Techniques: This e-book focuses solely on making transfers—from basic tape and gel medium transfers to extra advanced and out of the field thoughts, like sun silk monitors and plastic wrap transfers.
• Troubleshooting: Image move Workshop contains wide solutions to aid repair difficulties in transfers long gone unsuitable. You'll examine what to observe for, what to do to get nice transfers each time.
• Dual kinds, twin Approaches: The authors' diversified types illustrate how move ideas can tackle totally different seems. comprehensive items of paintings for every approach and a bit of thoroughly stepped-out initiatives are bound to motivate you!
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Using the printer, print it onto the rough side of the transparency. If using an ink-jet printer, let the printed transparency dry for about a half hour, then spray it with a workable fixative. If using a toner-based image, no workable fixative is necessary. 3 / Apply medium Determine the image placement on the background. Using the paintbrush or palette knife, apply soft gel or acrylic medium to the background. TROUBLESHOOTING THE IMAGE SMEARED WHAT HAPPENED? 4 / Lay image on If the image smears when you brayer it Lay the image printed-side down onto the background.
We then tried a wash—acrylic paint mixed with water—painted over the surface, and it acted as a resist. When we tried ironing 3 / Adhere image to background You may continue to iron other patterns onto the background until you have the desired results. When you are finished ironing, peel the image paper off the background. If desired, you can use the scissors to cut the image paper into shapes. Using a paintbrush, adhere the shapes to the background with a medium or glue of your choice. the pattern again, it did show up.
I WAS PAINTING OVER MY IMAGE AND IT SMEARED WHAT HAPPENED? If the image is blurred when painting over it in step 5, you most likely didn’t spray it with the workable fixative. Stop as soon as you see it is smearing. Let the medium dry, and spray it with the fixative again. Let it set for a half hour, and then try to affix it with acrylic medium or glue. indd 40 4/15/09 12:58:46 PM Iron-On Sheets We use ink-jet t-shirt iron-on transfer sheets that can be found at fabric and office supply stores.