The Stitched Image
June 20 - 25, 2021
Joetta Maue · joettamaue.com
Workshop at a glance
Explore personal idea and conceptual development utilizing photographic imagery, textiles, and words by using digital negative techniques via Photoshop, alternative photo emulsion processes of Vandyke and cyanotype, and basic to advanced stitching for drawing with thread.
- Cyanotype and photographic processes on textiles
- Stitching and embroidery
- Muslin and linen
- Embroidery floss
- Digital negatives for cyanotype and Vandyke processes
- Drawing with thread on textures
- Photographic processes on fabric
Joetta Maue is an independent curator and lecturer at Northeastern University in Boston and the Massachusetts College of Art. In her work, she uses photography and embroidery techniques to explore themes of intimacy and the psychological domestic landscape. Maue holds a BFA and MFA and exhibits in galleries and museums across the country and internationally. She is a featured artist and critic in several books, journals, and television broadcasts.
Students will explore the experimental photographic processes of cyanotype and Vandyke on textiles. You will also learn how to draw with thread techniques to enhance, add, layer, and respond to the resulting imagery. This class will explore technique, personal ideas, and conceptual development to gain a deeper understanding of the process. How to work autobiographically as well as utilize photographic imagery, textiles, and words are covered. Participants will learn digital negative techniques, alternative photo emulsion, and stitching. You will also discover that photo processes are unpredictable and involve experimentation. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600 · materials list
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