Cloth Paper Scissors Publishes a Free Guide to Image Transfer Techniques

Cloth Paper Scissors offers a free eBook dedicated to the art of making photo and image transfers. Included are tips for using inkjet, emulsion, transparencies, and gel medium to transfer images and photos.
Feb. 3, 2012 - PRLog -- Mixed-media artists of all skill levels will learn how to make image transfers using a wide variety of mediums and methods.

The experts at Cloth Paper Scissors compiled top resources and projects to provide the right tools and know-how to be successful transferring images. Included in this reference guide are tips to decode the many image techniques available, including gel transfer, digital-image transfer, inkjet image transfer, and transparency transfers. More than 20 examples are provided throughout, demonstrating the outcome of each selected technique and medium to help artists determine the perfect combination for their needs. This free eBook is appropriate for all skill levels.  

The free eBook can be downloaded online at:

Image Transfer Tutorial #1 and #2: "Transfer Master Class: Part I and II" by Leslie Riley

With a multitude of ways to transfer images, it may be difficult for new artists to know where to begin. In this two-part tutorial, Leslie Riley offers advice on how to scan and prepare images for a digital transfer, tips on fabric and paper choice, and options for adding color to the image transfers before and after transferring. Questions on printers, inks, paper, types of transfer media, and troubleshooting are also addressed in this article.

Image Transfer Tutorial #3: "Add Pattern to Journals with Zentangles and Transfers" by Sandy Steen Bartholomew

Sandy Steen Bartholomew gives a tutorial on Zentangle drawing, a doodling and art journaling technique. She also provides a simple technique for incorporating photos, text, and drawings in art journals using transfer paper.

Image Transfer Tutorial #4: "The Workshop: Twice the Fun with Instant Film" by Tiffany Teske

This article offers a new twist on an old medium, creating photo and emulsion transfers using instant film. Tiffany demonstrates how to combine composed photographs with the image transfer process, creating a unique piece of art each time.

Each technique can be followed as indicated or used in combination to inspire unique image transfers.

The free eBook can be downloaded online at:

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