Adobe Photoshop Elements
Memory Quilts, Art Quilts and more…. Learn how to transform photos or fabric scans into a custom background or art quilt, and how to prepare photos for printing.
Topics include, but are not limited to: Scanning Photos, copyright issues, Fabric & Printer choices for best results of printing on fabric, plus info on using print-on-demand services like Spoonflower.com, Editing Photos – e.g. fixing red eye, lighting, cropping, and Filters & Effects.
Learn your way around Electric Quilt. Topics include, but are not limited to: How to use the sketchbook and libraries, Scan and import your own fabrics, Set blocks into quilt layouts, Add Borders, Color blocks, Print quilt and fabric yardage, Print block patterns (foundation pattern, templates, rotary cutting chart)
Hands-on, Laptop required.
A trial version of Electric Quilt 7 can be loaded in class.
Photoshop Elements is available as a 30 day free trial from Adobe.com (click here to download), please download and install prior to class. Version 15 is the latest version which we will be using in class.
Note: The free trial download is very large (over 1G, the size of a movie), and could take several hours to download depending on the speed of your internet connection, so be patient :-)