Playing with Surface Design
Intermediate | 1 hour 38 min
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Playing with Surface Design
Part 1:
Playing with Surface Design: Mark Making
Courtney Cerruti
Courtney introduces you to essential surface design techniques, showing you how to combine markings to make patterns. Using markers, paints, and a variety of application techniques, these lessons are ideal for creating designs on paper, fabric and ribbon. Courtney shares important tips on testing color combinations and combining different mediums to create vivid motifs. Loosen up and get creative with Courtney’s free-flowing creative style.
Part 2:
Playing with Surface Design: Monoprinting
Courtney Cerruti
Monoprinting is a gorgeous and unique way to make one-of-a-kind images using a simple printmaking technique. Courtney explains how to use gelli plates to make your monoprints, and shows you how to create custom stationery and small pieces worthy of hanging on the wall. This technique is also perfect for layering on the patterns you created in the first part of this course.
 
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Playing with Surface Design: Repeat Patterns
Courtney Cerruti
Learn how to create large-scale patterns to use for fabric or wrapping paper in the final part of this course. Courtney teaches you how to use block stamps to make different styles of repeating patterns, from organized and symmetrical to loose and random. With just a few stamps and ink, you can create gorgeous custom papers and fabrics. 
Learn how to create large-scale patterns to use for fabric or wrapping paper in the final part of this course. Courtney teaches you how to use block stamps to make different styles of repeating patterns, from organized and symmetrical to loose and random. With just a few stamps and ink, you can create gorgeous custom papers and fabrics.  Learn how to:
  • Create all-over repeat patterns
  • Create random and organized patterns
  • Properly stamp on paper and fabric
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rosiland henderson
It was a quick class wow easy and fun. Where can I find those clever stamps? I love it so cool.
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Dorothy Hixson
Not what I was looking for.
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Lynette Wardle
such simple ideas for amazing results!
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