Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits

The Preparation of the Digital Photo

A course by Sara Luna
Textile Artist . Salt Lake City, United States.
Joined July 2019
, Textile Artist

Learn to use yarn to create expressive textile portraits of your favorite person.

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  • Audio: English
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About the video: The Preparation of the Digital Photo

Summary

“In this lesson, we will work on the picture. I will show you all of my tricks to turn a regular photograph into a four-tone black and white picture.”

In this video lesson Sara Luna addresses the topic: The Preparation of the Digital Photo, which is part of the Domestika online course: Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits. Learn to use yarn to create expressive textile portraits of your favorite person..

Partial transcription of the video

“Preparation of the Digital Photo In this lesson I'll show you how to turn this picture into black and white. and play with the tone so we can find the four tones of gray we need for this portrait. First thing we're going to do is to open our picture in pixlr.com. I'll leave you that link in the resources. Here I'm going to open the image and open my Library. I'm going to choose the picture, and we can start working with. First thing we're going to do is find this icon in the left-hand, and we're going to open it. Here we're going to look for the Black & white option and turn it on. Then...”

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Course summary: Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits

  • Level: Beginner
  • 100% positive reviews (97)
  • 1450 students
  • 5 Units
  • 15 lessons (1h 41m)
  • 2 downloads
  • Category

    Craft
  • Areas

    Embroidery, Portrait illustration, Punch Needle, Textile illustration

Sara Luna

A course by Sara Luna

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Textile Artist

Sara Luna is a visual artist and illustrator with a specialization in textile art. She grew up surrounded by weavers and craft makers in her family. Throughout the course of her studies, she began to experiment with a variety of materials, from watercolors to digital tools until she found her niche. When she moved to the US, she rediscovered the punch needle and honed her skill.

Her work has been exhibited in New York City and Salt Lake City, where she currently resides. She’s been featured in Create! Magazine and Carper Contemporary. All of her work can be found on her website.


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  • 1450 students
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  • Audio: English
  • Level: Beginner
  • 15 lessons (1h 41m)
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  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
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  • Certificate upon completion of the course

Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits. A Craft course by Sara Luna

Punch Needle Embroidery: From Pictures to Portraits

A course by Sara Luna
Textile Artist . Salt Lake City, United States.
Joined July 2019
  • 100% positive reviews (97)
  • 1450 students