From photo to art quilt, an online ecourse to transform your own photos into quilt art. Learn how to get the best from Photoshop for fun or business in your own home.
Photo to art quilt teaches you how to edit, alter and manipulate photos, create backgrounds, use scale, repeats using your own photos in Photoshop with ideas for stitching, finishing and embellishment. You’ll learn how to transform your photos into stunning quilts.
Ideal introduction to the fundamentals of art quilt design in Photoshop. Start creating your own art quilts or art posters NOW. Make pictorial quilts.
Please note this is not retouching nor digital painting but an ecourse that teaches you how to use Photoshop creatively, no matter what photo you begin with. Assumes you have basic skills such as cropping and using a software programme.
72-page course ebook
30 mins online tutor when needed
Everything you need to know to design and create your own art quilts from your own unique photos. Includes backgrounds, layout, digital fabric collage, montage, blending images, text, painterly techniques, large scale quilts, working in a series, repeat designs, art quilt techniques, layering images, printing and much more.
You MUST have Photoshop installed on your computer or have access to it, at least Photoshop Elements, CS5 and above.
Photographs downloaded onto your computer that you want to use
This course is taught online
This craft course provider has been awarded Silver status for receiving 5 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
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A lovely course with a great range of resources which I found enriching. Karen's input is individually tailored and demonstrates her breadth of creative experience and information.
I have recommended this course to a number of people and would not hesitate to do so again.
Response from Karen Platt:Thank you so much Anna
I registered on this course a couple of years ago and enjoyed it very much. It was well structured and the course notes were very detailed and incredibly useful. I enjoyed the high level of support given by Karen and from fellow students. I would highly recommend this course.
Response from Karen Platt:Thank you Ruth, so glad you enjoyed the course. It was a pleasure to teach you.
Karen is an enthusiastic & very experienced teacher & artist. I learned a lot from this course & was greatly inspired by her skills and work!
Response from Karen Platt:Thank you Sandra, I am so glad you learned so much from the ecourse.
I did this course a couple of years ago - would definitely recommend, very comprehensive and yours to keep so you can revisit it.
Response from Karen Platt:Thank you Jane
This course enhanced my basic knowledge of photoshop and gave me confidence to develop my own ideas and designs. Karen was always happy to help whenever I was unsure and the course notes continue to be of use.
Response from Karen Platt:Glad you enjoyed the ecourse Dianne. Always love seeing your work.