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Design by Numbers: Using Proportion to Improve Every Aspect of Your Designs

$100.00

Price includes 4 hours of class.

A virtual class with Phyllis Bell Miller

Sept 10, 10:00am-12:00pm & 2:00–4:00pm CDT

Discover how to use proportion to improve every aspect of your projects — whether designed by you or someone else. Learn easy ways to apply The Golden Mean, Fibonacci numbers, and Goethe’s color ratios.

Class sessions will be recorded and remain accessible online to registered students of the class for 4 weeks following the event.

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The Golden Mean or Golden Ratio is a proportion that artists and artisans have used for eons to design buildings, clothing, jewelry, statues, furniture, and everything else. This relationship of the parts to a whole comes from nature and is seen in flowers, seashells, animals, and other natural phenomena.

However grand and mysterious the concept may seem, it is really quite simple. We’ll explore how to use proportion to improve every aspect of your designs. From the length of a yoke or sweater, to the number of cables, buttons, or beads, to how much of each color to use — we’ll discover many ways to apply The Golden Mean, Fibonacci numbers, and Goethe’s color ratios.

So stop praying and guessing, and start counting! The principles are easy to apply — even to your existing wardrobe. Use them to improve items that you design as well as those designed by others. Class handouts contain charts that help you to determine and figure out the right proportions for every project. These principles apply to knitting, crochet, quilting, sewing, weaving, beading, and every other art and craft.

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• Pen
• Pencil
• Note paper
• Calculator
• Optional: Have projects handy about which you have design questions

No pre-class work required.

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