Lisa has created a series of downloadable pdf files on a number of topics.
Click on the title to download the file. This section is updated periodically,
so check back to see the latest files.
Design Exploration: Photos as Inspiration
A case study of using a photo as the inspiration for a composition.
Stretching and Taping a Silkscreen
Tutorial on how to re-stretch a silkscreen and how to apply a protective
layer of tape.
Overview of techniques for adding color and texture to cloth with a brayer.
Surface Design Supplies
A list of suppliers for surface design materials.
Lisa’s favorite books for surface design, creativity, composition and color.
Also includes a few of her recommendations for books on soulful living.
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All text and photos are copyrighted, please do not reproduce without prior written consent.
Photos of cloth created for Lisa’s Resists from the Kitchen series for
Quilting Arts Magazine. Includes photos of cloth created with oatmeal,
mashed potato flakes, rice baby cereal, corn syrup and tapioca.
Resists From the Kitchen
Read Lisa’s articles for Quilting Arts Magazine on oatmeal, mashed potato
flakes and rice baby cereal resists.
How to Build a Steamer
Below are two links to websites that have information on making your
own steamer. A steamer is necessary if you are using the techniques
from the book Vibrant Color. It is also used to set a variety of dyes and
for certain discharge techniques.
Building a stovetop steamer
Building a stovepipe steamer
Resources for Photographing Your Artwork
Books and websites with information on photographing artwork.