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Comment by Patti Landrum on June 30, 2013 at 3:06pm
Tony I really like robot meadow. What did you use to make it? Billie, looks like Roy found a good video and instructions. If I hear from the art store I will let you know.
Comment by Billie Wells on June 30, 2013 at 2:40pm

Thanks Patti and Roy, I really appreciate it!! I am checking out the videos right now. I have a few to start tomorrow so I can also put out my photo cards - that I can do. I really appreciate you guys and this wonderful group!

Comment by Roy Simmons on June 30, 2013 at 12:37pm

***Update***found this on Goldens website.

Comment by Roy Simmons on June 30, 2013 at 12:35pm

Hi Billie,

I may be totally mis understanding here but could you use the acrylic medium transfer method? Basically print on paper then use a rub down and peel off or rub off the paper from the back leaving the image (you may need to reverse image on computer) This video shows on a large scale,this one may be more appropriate it shows a different way to basically turn an image on paper onto an image on a thin layer of acrylic, you ould then experiment with fixing this to the tiles. Hope this may be of use

Comment by Patti Landrum on June 30, 2013 at 12:07pm
Billie, I took a class that was about photo transfer image to a flat surface about five years ago at an art store in nashville. I called the store just now to see if I could get information for you about photo transfer to tile. They will call me back today or tomorrow as soon as they speak to one of the employees that is knowledgeable about this process. I do remember getting a photocopy of a photo and the ink from the xerox copy is transferred by a type of medium that I don't remember what type. I think that we transferred it to flat smooth surfaced boards that they sell in art stores, good avert stores. I will post more when I find out more information.
Comment by Billie Wells on June 30, 2013 at 11:44am

I have a question, I got into a great little space here, a portico doing photos on tile. They already have their quota on photography but she let me in doing photos on tile. I am trying to make them myself - it takes 7-10 business days to order the done ones and I don't have the money for enough right now. I affixed photos on tile with modpodge and am trying a sealer - they look ok. Actually as coasters they look ok. I can't bake them like Debra does. I am not crafty. I have put 3 coats of modpodge on them and then three coats of sealer. Does anyone have ideas? Also for sealers does anyone have any recommendation? I have a spray one and it's ok. I would love one that I can put on with a brush. 

I would love suggestions. I would love to start asap with holidays coming up. And work my way into ordering a selection and doing photography!

Comment by DebraCreates Lynn Crabtree on June 30, 2013 at 6:57am

Tony, Wow! Very well done!

Comment by Tony Snipes on June 29, 2013 at 2:34am

I call this one "Robot Meadow".


Comment by Kent Sanders on June 28, 2013 at 4:52pm

Cheri - I'm assuming that you would scan in your drawings and then insert the graphics into a program? There are lots of options for this. Lots of people use Photoshop for graphic design. I have used Gimp, which is very much like Photoshop, but free. I have also used a newer version of Powerpoint, which is a surprisingly good graphic editor if it's not something too complicated.

Comment by Cheri M on June 28, 2013 at 4:33pm
Hi artists. Could you reccomend a computer program that I could use my own drawings to make invitations? Thank you.

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