Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

Photoshop/Design Program/Colour Choices

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

98% positive reviews (93)
1461 students
Audio: English
English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Italian, French, Polish, Dutch

About the video: Photoshop/Design Program/Colour Choices

Overview

“In this lesson, I’ll show you how you can take your image and turn it into a line drawn design using design apps on your computer or tablet. I’ll teach you the ways I try to add dimension to flat images through-line.”

In this video lesson Courtney McLeod addresses the topic: Photoshop/Design Program/Colour Choices, 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

“Photoshop, design program, color choices Now that we have our final image selected, we'll turn it into a line drawing that can be used as a guide for our final stitches. Here's how it's done. So, I have my image open and the first thing I'm going to do is I'm going to check the size of the image. Because it's off the Internet, it has a low resolution and we want to have a nice crisp line. So I'm going to increase the resolution to 300 pixels per inch. It will still look pixilated, but that's not going to be a big deal because we'll just draw a line drawing over the top of this. The next thi...”

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Course summary for: Figurative Fashion Embroidery with Needle Felting

  • Level: Beginner
  • 98% positive reviews (93)
  • 1461 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)
  • 1461 students