Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

Sourcing Images

A course by Courtney McLeod , Textile Artist

Textile Artist. New Haven, United States.
Joined February 2020

Capture your love for fashion in embroidered works of art with textured needle-felted embellishments

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  • Audio: English
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About the video: Sourcing Images

Overview

“In this lesson, you will learn how to search on Instagram to find images to use as inspiration. I’ll show you how to approach models to use their photos and other rules of etiquette for using images for inspiration. I’ll also explain what makes a good photo and what to avoid when sourcing images. ”

In this video lesson Courtney McLeod addresses the topic: Sourcing Images, which is part of the Domestika online course: Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting. Capture your love for fashion in embroidered works of art with textured needle-felted embellishments.

Partial transcription of the video

“Sourcing images In this lesson, I'm going to show you how I use Instagram to source images that I can use as inspiration for pieces. I like using hashtags to find images that I know will be reliable for my pieces. I'm usually looking for something feminine and classic. I'm also looking to have images that reflect a pose and have most of the body within the frame. Reliable hashtags like Parisian Style will offer reliable images usually. So what I do is I just scroll through until I find something that I like. In this image you can see that most of the body is in frame and it also has the hea...”

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Course summary for: Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

  • Level: Beginner
  • 98% positive reviews (93)
  • 1456 students
  • 4 units
  • 15 lessons (2h 37m)
  • 8 downloads
  • Category

    Craft
  • Software

    Adobe Photoshop, Affinity Designer
  • Areas

    Embroidery, Needle Felting, Textile Design

Courtney McLeod

A course by Courtney McLeod

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Textile Artist

Courtney McLeod is a contemporary textile artist and the founder of Dearest Q. She is passionate about hand embroidery and has been experimenting with hoops, patterns, needle felting, punch needle, and other techniques since 2016.

After receiving a degree from OCAD University in Toronto, Courtney began creating figurative pieces with texture and color inspired by everything from seasons to classic films. Her work has been commissioned by Brie Larson and Peppa Pig and has been featured in publications like Today’s Parent, Love Embroidery, and KOEL Magazine. You can find her work on Instagram or through her website.


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Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting. Craft course by Courtney McLeod

Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

A course by Courtney McLeod
Textile Artist. New Haven, United States.
Joined February 2020
  • 98% positive reviews (93)
  • 1456 students