Picture Framing (Storey's Country Wisdom Bulletin A-153) by Ilona Sherratt

By Ilona Sherratt

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Give one medium-value foreground copy a dark background. Continued on next page Value 53 EXERCISE Using Three Values continued 3. Lay out these six little landscapes or cityscapes. Isn’t EXERCISE Using Four Values it remarkable how simply changing the values changes 1. Choose one of the more interesting the mood and atmosphere? See if you can describe what sketches you made following the those differences are. If you can classify them, then you instructions in Step 1: Inspirations and can use this information next time you’re deciding what Design Sketches (page 6) and make values to put where in a quilt.

The rest of the design supports the focal point. Think again about the lead tenor: He should be commanding, in charge, on stage a lot but not necessarily all the time. He shouldn’t be singing every note in the whole opera. We would get bored if the whole thing were just one character and, moreover, he’d be worn out by the end of the first act! Depth and Space 45 WHERE SHOULD THE FOCAL POINT BE? Except in unusual circumstances, it’s best to place the focal point near, but not exactly at, the center of the design.

The amount of soda ash you use to create the chemical reaction between the dye molecules and the fiber—I find 1 tablespoon of soda ash per yard/meter of fabric works well and is easy to remember. It brings the pH to 11, which is the desired level. Dyers add the soda ash to the mix at different times, but I find I get the best results if I wait an hour after adding the dye concentrate to the fabric. Value 51 Gradation Dyeing 1. Prepare a solution of 2 cups (16 fluid ounces or 500ml) of water to 5 tablespoons of dye and 3 tablespoons urea.

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