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The Collage Workbook: How to Get Started and Stay Inspiredby Randel Plowman
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This is not your staid, buttoned-up painting course! Instead, popular teacher and artist Alena Hennessy takes an open, unintimidating approach, encouraging beginners to play, experiment, and discover their own personal style. She offers simple step-by-step instructions, tips on tools and materials, and 50 beautifully illustrated creativity promptsand#8212;from Working in Circles and Repetition to Wash and Drip and Layering-to spark readers' imaginations.
If you're seeking to add new skills to your creative repertoire, while also working in a more intuitive way, The Painting Workbook will help you gain the inspiration and knowledge!
Both a popular hobby and a recognized art form, collage encompasses a wide range of creative styles and techniquesandmdash;exploredand#160; here by the creator of the popular A Collage a Day blog. Offering step-by-step instruction, visual inspiration, and even a library of copyright-free images, this hands-on guide covers all the necessary materials, tools, and know-how, from adding color and transferring images, to dandeacute;collage (tearing away layers). And to spark the readerand#39;s imagination, there are 52 creativity prompts, such as a collage using the letters of a single word.
About the Author
Randel Plowman is the founder of the popular blog A Collage A Day (http://acollageaday.blogspot.com). His art has been exhibited in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad; cited in The New York Times and USA Today; featured in How Design, Artist Magazine, and Somerset Studio; and graced the covers of numerous books. Randel resides in Madison, Wisconsin.
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