Using Surrealism to create screen printed textile designs for a clothing line

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dc.contributor.advisor Ridgeway, Wilma R. en_US
dc.contributor.author Birk, Valerie J. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-03T19:38:48Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-03T19:38:48Z
dc.date.created 1999 en_US
dc.date.issued 1999
dc.identifier LD2489.Z72 1999 .B57 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/186648
dc.description.abstract The purpose of this creative project was to create a functional and aesthetically pleasing line of garments. The goals of this project were to: 1) produce three textile designs (motifs), 2) screen print the textile designs on fabric, and 3) design and construct a functional/aesthetically pleasing garment line using the three original textile motifs. There were several processes involved in creating the end result. The processes involved in this project were designing a motif for fabric, screen printing the designs on to the fabric, and designing and constructing the clothing line.The work of three artists from the Surrealism movement in art history were used as a source of inspiration for designing the motifs printed on the fabric. The three artists were Joan Miro, Salvador Dali and Max Ernst.The images of the motifs were first sketched and redrawn on the MicroDesign I Cad system. The motifs were printed on 100% cotton using the stencil process in screen printing. Five alternating colors were used to print the three different images. After the fabric was printed, three garment designs were created to be constructed using the new fabric. The patterns for the garments were created using the draping method for pattern making.The results of the project were favorable. The fun spirited motifs represented the feel of the Surrealist movement. The completed garments looked like the original illustrations. Although much was achieved through this project, it far exceeded the time expectations for completion. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Department of Family and Consumer Sciences
dc.format.extent iii, 35 leaves : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Printed fashion apparel -- Design. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Serigraphy -- Methodology. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Textile design -- Methodology. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Surrealism -- Influence. en_US
dc.title Using Surrealism to create screen printed textile designs for a clothing line en_US
dc.description.notes P. 24-35 not bound in, inserted as accompanying pages.
dc.description.degree Thesis (M.A.) en_US
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1136697 en_US


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