Synopses & Reviews
If you have never done collage and this book intrigues you, you're already hooked! If you are lucky enough to have worked with collage before, then you've experienced the sheer joy of the creative process and getting caught up in the flow. But get ready, we're going to take you to an exciting new level! You are about to embark on a creative journey to transform those long neglected sepia toned photos into artful page presentations. Infused with ideas, techniques and easy to follow illustrated steps, this publication will guide and inspire you along the way.
This book showcases ideas for using vintage materials and products to create a family history album. Included are step-by-step photos for techniques, material lists and detailed instructions for each scrapbook page layout. Vintage Collage for Scrapbooking is a technique-driven book ideal for everyone, from beginners to advanced artists and crafters. Techniques featured include: coffee dying papers and fabrics, setting eyelets, transferring photos with acetone, applying liver of sulfur on copper mesh, printing from your computer onto transparencies and fabrics and much more. Grab your photos and tools and leave a legacy!
About the Author
Jill Haglund, owner, operator, and Executive Director of TweetyJill Publications, thinks of herself as an artist first and a publisher second. She always affords time to dabble at craft projects here and there, even with a busy production schedule.TweetyJill sprouted its wings in 1996 with its first book, The Complete Guide to Scrapbooking. This how-to book caused overnight success for the company as one of the first instructional guides in the scrapbooking community, and sold over 150,000 copies. The Idea Book for Scrapbooking and Scrapbooking for Kids (ages 1 to 100) were released shortly after, and rivaled in sales. TweetyJill has published 15 books since, and currently offers 10 active titles, with new books being released every year.Each book is one-of-a-kind; offering unique step-by-step instructions, conveniently listed materials and beautifully detailed photographs. Pages also include information about the artists and their inspiration for their work. All titles are equipped with a user-friendly resource guide crediting companies involved.Nationally and internationally known artists, new up-and-coming artists as well as Jill herself are featured in TweetyJill titles. Artwork focuses on scrapbooking, rubber stamping, artist trading cards, gift and card making, fabric art, altered art, and vintage collage.Jill is enthusiastic about inspiring others and providing ideas to scrapbookers and beyond. Her love for memories, photography, books and art is what has given her the passion over the last ten years for TweetyJill Publications.Creatively Yours,Jill Haglund