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Teach Yourself Visually Collage & Altered Art (Teach Yourself Visually)by Roni Johnson
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Collage and altered art pull together elements from a wide variety of crafts to create one-of-a-kind pieces that truly reflect your individual style. This photo-intensive guide walks you through all the latest techniques, from aging paper and photos to working with image transfers, rubber stamps, fabrics, and more. Plus, you'll learn how to source inexpensive materials—as well as found objects around your home—to make everything from handmade journals and artist trading cards to decorative boxes, jewelry, and wall art.
Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review
Step-by-step visual guidance on a hot crafting trend
Collage and altered art pull together elements of paper crafting, jewelry making, sewing, drawing, painting, and journaling to create pieces that express an individual's creativity and unique point of view. This comprehensive book shows readers how to use various collage techniques and materials to create everything from super-hot artist trading cards to greeting cards to jewelry pieces. Step-by-step color photos make it easy for readers to follow along.
Roni Johnson (Albion, IN) is an artist specializing in rubber stamping and altered arts. She designs for manufacturers and retail companies, and her works have been featured in many magazines and at national craft and hobby conventions. Her blog is inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com.
About the Author
Roni Johnson is a lifelong artist and professional designer for manufacturers and retail companies in the rubber stamp and altered arts industries. She maintains the blog Ink Stains (inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com), where she offers up a variety of card sketches, altered projects and layouts, and other goodies. Her work has been published in many magazines and has been used in product advertisements, in online projects, and at national craft and hobby conventions.
Table of Contents
Aged and Distressed.
Paper Collage Techniques.
Paint, Ink, and Rubber Stamping.
Image Transfer Techniques.
Fabrics, Fibers, and Trim.
Contributing Collage Manufacturers.
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