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Susan Polansky, drawing, full and detail, reference images
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Creative Chrysalis

99 – Putting Reference Images into Place

January 21, 2021

Now I put my collection of reference images to work. Using the magic of Photoshop Elements, I make a quick photo collage…

illustration detail by Susan Polansky, with related reference images
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Creative Chrysalis

98 – Reference Images for Translation

January 17, 2021

Reference images are crucial for translating a line drawing into a realistic art quilt. With my intended plan for a 3’ high…

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India quilt

9 – Final composition achieved!

April 4, 2018

It’s not a perfect photoshop edit, but it’s what I need to make a quilt from. I love making my own reality!…

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India quilt

8 – Layers in Photoshop Elements

April 2, 2018

If you’re wondering how I’m working with photos for my India quilt… #photoshopedit #fabriccollage #neqmexplorations #susanpolansky

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India quilt

7 – Bringing life into the picture

March 30, 2018

Once I created the background for my #indiaquilt I can figure out how to bring it to life, and the foreground figures…

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India quilt

6 – Planning the composition

March 25, 2018

India quilt composition. So many hours in and I haven’t even started thinking about the fabric! Need to buy some “building materials.”…

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India quilt

5 – Making a vertical from a horizontal

March 22, 2018

India quilt composition in progress. #photoshopedit #ilovephotoshop #artistsoninstagram #neqmexplorations #saqawip #jaipur #susanpolansky

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India quilt

4 – What story do I want to tell?

March 17, 2018

Of course my India quilt will have people, and maybe a few animals (like the cattle and dogs that were everywhere.) Fantastic…

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India quilt

3 – Uplifted by kites

March 16, 2018

Kites dotted the skies wherever we traveled in India. I like my quilts to have meaning, and kite flying seems so symbolic…

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India quilt

2 – What do I post?

March 14, 2018

India quilt begins. I’m not sure what to post of my progress. I make lots of small changes on photoshop to create…

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India quilt

1 – 6 months and counting

March 10, 2018

I’ve begun my next quilt, and as a departure from my usual method, I am making it specifically for an exhibit at…