Learn how to take a photograph and turn it into a pattern foundation for your next fabric collage. You will be using GIMP, a free online opensource highly sophisticated graphics editing program. Did I mention GIMP was free? Amazing.
The tutorial walks you through the steps you need to use to create the gray-scale image needed to create your pattern. Don't worry, you don't have to learn the whole program, just follow the steps in this tutorial! You can download it immediately and get started.
Screen shots in the tutorial make it easier to understand how to download the information you need and access the program.
Also receive tips for using fabrics for successful collage art: Value, Intensity, Scale and how to use these are all important elements of creating your own collage successfully. Having a basic understanding of these concepts will make creating your next collage much easier, not to mention you will be happier with the results of your artistic endeavor.