Synopses & Reviews
Play dress-up with your art
Collage has never been so fashionable In Collage Couture you'll learn how to sketch fashion figures, create stylish dresses from patterned paper and apply a variety of textured backgrounds to your collage pieces. With styles ranging from cute to elegant and sweet to sophisticated, these mixed-media projects will transport your art from the studio to the runway
Collage Couture features:
22 super-pretty projects, from collages on canvas to framed shadowbox art to gifts for your fashionista. Play with your materials - paper, paints, ink and markets - to create pieces you'll be happy to display and share.
Illustrations and easy instruction for creating fashion sketches and silhouettes. And don't forget the details: learn how to add eyes, lips, hair and, of course, clothing
Tips and advice on setting the mood in your studio, from enhancing your art space with flowers and china to wearing a tiara as your work Why not feel as pretty as your art?
Indulge your inner girly-girl with Collage Couture
Inspiration awaits at:
look. make. meet
You'll love playing dress-up with your art as you learn how to sketch fashion figures, create collaged dresses from patterned papers and construct cute and sophisticated gifts all with Collage Couture. The techniques in this book are simple enough for beginners, yet the theme of the pieces - featuring pretty figures in fashionable poses - offer something new to the mixed-media artist as well. In addition to instruction for combining simple materials- scrapbook and handmade papers, old maps, newspapers and love letters, with paint, paper, ink, stamping and journaling to create collage pieces in a feminine and fashionable format- you will receive the bonus of simple and easy sketching techniques for creating figures, facial features, hairdos and accessories.