Melissa Sobotka

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Melissa Sobotka – Picture Perfect Applique

Date: Tuesday, November 7th, 2017                                                         
Time: 10:00 am to 4 pm
Location: Goodwill Fire Company
552 E Union Street West Chester PA  19380
Class Fee: 55.00
Kit Fee: 30.00 payable to Melissa Sobotka

Questions – contact Kathy

Picture Perfect Applique

 Photorealism is a genre of art that encompasses painting, drawing and other graphic media, in which an artist studies a photograph and then attempts to reproduce the image as realistically as possible in another medium.

In this workshop, Melissa will share with you her award winning techniques for transforming a photograph into a masterpiece of fiber art.

You will learn to see as an artist does, select appropriate fabrics, build a image using a raw edge applique method. Then enhance your work by adding depth, dimension and detail with inks.

A fee of $30 for required kit that includes:
Image of Frog for pattern
Hand selected fabrics
Use of Inks provide during class
You will need to bring:
Freezer paper
Fusible adhesive
Small iron (clover works well)
Ironing mat/pad
Teflon pressing sheet
Small Sharp Scissors
Small paint brushes (#2 &#10 are good choices)
  Personal light table (or you may use a window or iPad)
1 Fat Quarter of Background Fabric (light is best)