May 032012
Painting an Unassembled Tote Bag

2 Part Video- 40:00 mins. If you are creating your purse from scratch then the best way to paint it is before you assemble it. In this video, Teri takes a pre-cut tote and paints it completely. Buckle up when you watch this video cause you are in for a sweet ride.  To see how to design your tote pattern […]

Oct 172011
Altering a Painted Design

Video- 6:03 mins. This was a great example of altering a design that you have painted and allowed to dry. This fabric was painted a while back but it did not really have the zip I wanted it to have so I sidelined it, until now. Using the techniques I use for burnishing my art work, I transformed it with […]

Oct 012011
Multi-colored Grid Texture

Video- 5:08 mins. Any grooved texture adds loads of character to a design but when you add several at one time it’s something to really feast your eyes upon. Oh, and by the way, with the right colors this painted design looks like an amazing faux skin handbag when you’re done. Hmmm, how about a pair of matching shoes

Oct 012011
Multi-colored Reverse Stippling

Video- 4:24 mins. Learn the how to stipple the Teri Monique way to create amazing designs. Stippling is an age old technique that has been applied to many types of surfaces including walls and furniture. But who would’ve thought that this technique would be so effective on fashion accessories, home decor and craft. As always the videos take you step […]

Sep 162011
Using Puff Paints

Puff paints or “puffy” as some call it have been around for many years. I remember using them in my early painting days as I manufactured ladies garments, then my interest in the puff look waned. That’s until now. For some reason I’m drawn back to the puff paint with a fresh appreciation. So I thought I would share this […]

Jun 092011

Video- 12:23 mins. You can add so much to a garment or any design piece really  with a few or a hearty amount of embellishments. The key is not just added the embellishments but ensuring that they flow with your design as well as stay attached to your surface. A plain design is an awesome place to begin enhancing your […]