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New Creative Collage Techniques: How to make original art using paper, color and texture


New Creative Collage Techniques book

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Nita Leland has updated, expanded, reorganized and rewritten a collage classic that has been in print for 17 years. New Creative Collage Techniques includes 60 projects, the work of 60 artists, and seven demonstrations, plus detailed instruction, quick tips, charts and glossaries. This thorough book contains all you need to know to get started in collage, refine your techniques and learn experimental processes, from making papers to creating unusual surfaces for watercolor and acrylic painting.
  • Start with simple projects for beginners and in no time you'll work up to advanced techniques. Jump right in, whether you're an experienced artist looking for something new or a new artist looking to make something unique.
  • Make striking collages with a wide range of materials and mediums.
  • Learn to use color and design for collages with impact.
  • New Creative Collage Techniques is a great teacher's handbook, too, with easy projects for young children and more challenging ones for serious students.

  • New Creative Collage Techniques is spiral bound to lay flat
Here are some of the things you'll create:
  • Fantastic found-paper collages using items right within your reach
  • Compelling collage designs using decorative and ready-made papers
  • Mixed-media collages combining acrylics, watercolor, rice paper and more
  • Compositions featuring textured backgrounds made from paper, paint, natural materials and other collage materials
  • Your own hand made paper, artfully arranged to form collages that are uniquely yours
  • Collages that stand the test of time through the use of archival materials and techniques
You'll be inspired to push the potential of this limitless art form by studying the diverse work of 60 featured artists. Experiment. Be Creative. Have fun. You're a collage artist! With this guide, you'll have what you need to get started today.

Readers say:
"The new book is a fantastic, rich resource! Anyone who works with paper would want to have it in their library.
"This book provides so many creative techniques and much inspiration."
"The text is informative and professional, as well as easy to understand."
"The book has a user friendly format with the stay-flat ring binding."
"Your collage book has become The Artists' Bible for me and my friends."

hardcover with spine, spiral bound to lay flat

$29.99 plus shipping and handling

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ISBN# 978-1-4403-0921-2


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