The Art of Paper Collage

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., Aug 1, 2008 - Crafts & Hobbies - 131 pages
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With their splendid array of colors, textures, and patterns, collages have an alluring beauty unlike any other artform. One of today’s most outstanding collagists has produced an indispensable guidebook to the vast assortment of tools and techniques available: grounds and supports for the work, paper layering, faux-lace embellishing, assemblage (which incorporates found objects for a three-dimensional effect), and more. Impression lifts yield an unusual image that duplicates an original picture--but resembles a transparent stained glass window. Rubber stamps, with either dry pigment or heat embossing, work wonderfully too. And look into products like webbing spray, mica tiles, crackling medium, and crystal gel. Lushly illustrated with the author’s masterpieces and an artists’ gallery.
 

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Contents

Contents
9
Chapter 2Collage Techniques
22
Chapter 3Unique Collage Making Materials
89
Chapter 4Artists Gallery
96
Glossary
126
Index
132
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Rothamel is originally from Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Teaching classes since 1979, she is experienced as a national lecturer, writer, and product and marketing consultant. She has spread her excitement for the arts through workshops, classes, articles, and instructional videos.

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