Austin Fiber Artists


Judy Coates Perez: Painted Imagery – July 2014

Painting Imagery with Textile Paints

Instructor: Judy Coates-Perez

Date: Friday, March 7, 2014 Time: 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Location: Holy Cross Lutheran Church
4622 S Lamar Blvd

Fellowship Hall
Austin, TX 78745

Cost: 65.00 per person +supplies

Paint offers endless opportunities for creating special effects on fabric, from adding details, dimension or shadow to creating fully illustrated scenes.

While working with textile paints, students learn techniques for creating smooth gradations of color, glazing paint to create more visual depth, covering large areas and backgrounds smoothly, avoiding blotchiness, control paint bleeding, how to working with freezer paper masks, and paint smooth lines and fine details.

This is an information packed class geared to help students gain confidence painting on fabric for art quilting.

Student will bring the following supplies:

  • Pebeo Setacolor transparent paints – list to be provided after registration
  • 1/2 yard white PFD cotton fabric
  • Several small synthetic bristle round tip brushes; sizes 0-3 and flat 1/8” and ¼” wide and a 1” wide flat paint brush 

  • Container for water
, Large flat white tray for mixing paint, pencil, 
scissors, 
paper towels

Workshop chair will provide these supplies in class:

  • freezer paper,
  • two irons
  • and ironing boards