Synopses & Reviews
Unlock the Artist Within
Collage is the perfect medium to help you unleash your creative potential. You can gather materials from just about anywhere, glue them down on a surface and magically create a work of art. There are no mistakes, only discoveries. What could be more exciting?
In Collage Discovery Workshop, acclaimed collage artist Claudine Hellmuth shares 15 of her favorite collage techniques and invites you to play with basic collage materials in new and imaginative ways. Along the way, Claudine guides you with friendly advice on how to develop your artistic voice and turn an ordinary collage into something special.
Learn how to: Overcome blank canvas syndrome with recipes for four luscious backgroundsCombine words and images to capture a mood or tell a story in your collageIncorporate buttons, old photos, game pieces and other found objects in your artExplore the magical appeal of collaging with beeswaxLayer patterns and images in your collages with amazing transfer techniquesHonor a special friend with a personal keepsake collageUse a written journal to grow as an artistDon't wait another day to express yourself with collage. You never know what surprising discoveries await
For stampers, paper and altered artists--crafters of any skill level--Collage Discovery Workshop opens up whole new worlds of creativity.
This title includes more than a dozen innovative techniques and step-by-step demonstrations of 12 different collage projects. Readers are shown how to "rust" or "antique" any object for collage, and there are also recipes for creating collage backgrounds as well as image transfer techniques.