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By Leslie Hunt

Written by means of a kite maker for the U.S. climate Bureau, this consultant good points specified directions for developing general two-stick kites, six-point stars, figural kites, balloon kites, tetrahedral kites, field kites, and lots of different kinds. whole descriptions of equipment and fabrics include directions for making tails, reeling and stringing, and masses extra. 70 illustrations.

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Illustrated here are Photocopy, Charcoal, and Stamp. Each turns the image into a black-andwhite sketch that resembles the art technique for which it is named. Each has several sliders to adjust features such as light/dark balance, detail, charcoal thickness, or smoothness of line. Stretched Filter>Sketch>Stamp drawing layered over leaf reflection photo with Darken blend Filter>Sketch>Charcoal filter applied to hanging leaf photo If you want a one-color sketch, set your background color to the color you want, leaving the foreground color at black.

Print in different sizes, print in multiples, print reversals of some of the images. Cut them up, and make paper collages out of them. Being able to print your own photos in this way is a very powerful design tool. This is a time to work on and sort ideas. Play with contrasts and similarities, keeping in mind how the visual texture appears. Look for appropriate value contrasts, color schemes, scale of images to overall size of composition, and proportion. Look also for sections of a photo that you want to crop and enlarge, often greatly enlarge.

N Label the sheets of freezer paper on the back, according to size. n Freezer paper sheets can be larger than the cloth rectangles. n Store used freezer paper under your large cutting mat to keep it flat. Troubleshooting Try the following when feeding the fabric/freezer paper sandwich through the printer: n Make sure the edges are straight, perpendicular, and very even on the sides—some printers are fussier about the sides than the leading edge. n Clipping the corners of the leading edge of the freezer paper at a 45° angle can help prevent jams, especially if the paper/fabric combo tends to curl.

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