Collage Sourcebook: Exploring the Art and Techniques of Collage
Quarry Books, Jan 1, 2005 - Crafts & Hobbies - 272 pages
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.