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The latest entry in the Paper Craft Workshop
series shows just how easy it can be to express yourself with the popular art form of collage. Most of the elements needed for this technique come from found” materials such as images from magazines and newspapers, making it a means of expression that is immediately accessible to everyone. The history of collage is explored here before going on to look at the specific techniques involved. Subjects covered include supplies, preparations, stages of design, decorative elements, gluing techniques, using and creating transparencies, and how to protect your finished work. An extensive list of sample projects is also included to get the creative wheels spinning right away.
Thanks to a variety of new products and fresh designs, this comprehensive look at an age-old craft offers exciting projects with contemporary style The first in the Paper Crafts Workshop series, it showcases a wide variety of beautiful creative techniques to try. There' s paper tole, quilling, collage, femmage (collage art that incorporates textiles), parchment crafting, papier-ma che, and chicari (rice paper that is torn, colored, then glued down to form a picture). Each section includes a history of the form, and then presents all the modern tools and materials available for crafting. More than 40 exhaustively photographed projects are included, along with patterns.