Margaret Abramshe: From Photo to Fabric
Saturday, October 17, 2020, 10am-4pm, Online via Zoom
Cost is $125
About the workshop:
From Photo 2 Fabric
In this virtual workshop participants will access a series of distinct skill builders via video. The class will gather together initially via ZOOM. Students will be directed to a Facebook Page where they will view these skill builders, post questions and share their images. The instructor will be interacting via facebook and available by personal email. Each student will receive a PDF workbook as a reference.
Goals: Participants in this workshop will understand and apply design principles in a digital
Outcome: A digital composition ready to print on fabric.
- Zoom Meeting via link
- Facebook Account – Invitation to Like Photo 2 Fabric Page
- Email for class participants directly to the instructor.
- Laptop Computer
- Cell phone
- Camera (optional)
- Photoshop Elements
- PicsArt (download on cell phone or iPad)
- Photo Fox (optional – for photo collage)
We are going to roam around outside so be prepared!
“My process starts with a digital image. I use photo manipulation software to enhance or create a new composition. The digital file is sent to a commercial fabric printer. When the fabric arrives in my studio, I use a variety of materials including dyes, pigment sticks and paints directly on the cloth. As I quilt through the cloth, batting and backing; I am drawing with thread to create a rich and visually exciting work of art.”
Margaret Abramshe was born in Honolulu Hawaii in 1959 to a family of academics. She studied for her BFA at the University of Colorado at Boulder, received a degree in Art Education from Florida International University and a Master’s in Fine Art from the University of Northern Colorado. She spent her career as a public school educator. Since retiring, Margaret has devoted her time to being a studio artist working as an art quilter. In the past three years
Margaret’s art quilts have been included in numerous local, national and international shows including “Rhapsody” at the Visions Art Museum in San Diego, Artist as Quiltmaker. Quilt=Art=Quilt, Sacred Threads and New Legacies. Her work travels with SAQA Global Exhibits “Forced to Flee”, “Guns: Loaded Conversations” “Opposites Attract” “H2oh!” and “Turmoil” She has exhibited at IQF in Houston and AQS in Paducah. Recently she was awarded the Wall/Floor Works category Winner by the Fiber Arts Network.
Connect Margaret as the Metaphysical Quilter
or at her Website:
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Location: Online via Zoom
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Dates: Every third Monday, January through November.
Location: Westminster Recreation Center, 10455 Sheridan Blvd, Westminster, CO
Time: Social time starts at 6:30. The meeting is from 7-9.