making digital art for transfers and silk screens

Learn computer skills to use in your craft studio

Instructor Bio: 
95 minutes

Watch internationally known polymer clay artist and digital whiz, Mr. Seth Savarick , and learn how you can use digital software to create original art for texture plates, silk screening, transfer plates and more.

After such a big response to polymer artist Seth Savarick’s free I LOVE Tools digital presentation, he’s back to show you step-by-step how to create original art using computer software programs like Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and similar Bitmap and Vector base software.

No need to suffer computer anxiety! Seth shows how to take a simple approach with impressive results. Learn how to manipulate fonts to a finished original repetitive pattern you can save and transfer to your artwork as well as how to use a few basic tools for endless creative design possibilities.

Seth will show some of the basics digital skills including: correct file set-up, color manipulation, scanning how-to, plus why you need to know the differences between files types, like “bit mapped” and “vector art” for successful results.

Discover how to create original art files for image transfers, texture plates and stencils for screen printing.

Get ready to learn how to use your computer for more then Facebook and start creating some original art to add to your creative projects.

No experience necessary but some familiarity with photo creating programs is helpful.

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Covered In This Class: 
  • digital file set up
  • understanding resolution
  • making clip art your own
  • working with digital type
  • creating repetitive patterns
  • scanning how-to
  • file type explanation; vector vs. bit-mapped
  • optimizing files
  • designing artwork for use in creating texture plates, stencils for screen printing and image transfers
Materials Used In This Class: 
  • Your computer
  • Software like Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

Included in your purchase is a video recording of the class available for viewing online 24/7 (or download to your computer), plus a PDF of class notes with links to all the online resources you need to get started.