Collage Sourcebook: Exploring the Art and Techniques of Collage

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Quarry Books, Jan 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 272 pages
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The beauty of collage art appeals to all people. Anyone from the hobbyist to the fine artist can use collage techniques to add creativity and dimension to their work. This book provides creative instruction and inspiration through a wide range of projects, and is sure to stimulate ideas and help hobbyists and artists overcome creative blocks.

Collage Sourcebook is a comprehensive compilation of our two top collage titles, Collage Art, by Jennifer Atkinson, and Collage for the Soul, by Holly Harrison and Paula Grasdal.

Dozens of techniques are demonstrated in visual step-by-step instructions and use a variety of materials, from paper and fabric to found objects. Tips for getting started and using a variety of techniques, such as photo transfer, gold leaf, encaustic, assemblage, photo montage, computer collage, fabric collage, cast-paper-pulp collage, tissue-paper collage, decoupage, painting and printing on paper, working with water-soluble oil pastels, frottage, texturing or altering paper, and altering books, makes this a valuable go-to resource for the collage artist.

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About the author (2005)

Atkinson received her M.A. in Art History from Boston University in 1983.

Holly Harrison is a freelance writer and editor who has contributed to such magazines as Metropolitan Home, George, Entertainment Weekly, and Wome's Sports and Fitness. A longtime crafter, she makes collages on boxes, mirrors, and light-switch covers using images from romance comics, old postcards, and pulp-fiction book covers. She lives in Concord, Massachusetts.

Paula Grasdal is a printmaker and mixed-media artist living in the Boston area. She has contributed to several other Rockport books, including Angel Crafts: Graceful Gifts and inspired Designs for 47 Projects, The Crafter's Project Book, and Making Shadow Boxes and Shrines.

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