Scraps: An Inspirational Field Guide to Collage
Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - Crafts & Hobbies - 128 pages
Crafters of all levels will delight in this visual feast that offers encouraging and inspiring new ideas for collage. Indeed, few artistic pursuits lend themselves to free-form creativity like collage. Using scraps of paper, leftover cloth, old maps, theatre tickets and other found objects like wood and photos, anyone can produce quality artwork. The authors provide helpful tips on choosing a starting point, texture and colouring techniques, photocopying and image transfer ideas and even creating stamps and stitching on the surface. Lush colour photography showcases outstanding examples of beautiful work.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - zquilts - LibraryThing
Second to my love of historical fiction & history books is my love for all books art & craft. I thrive on looking at a variety of different books for inspiration. "Scraps" by Elsebeth Gynther ... Read full review
Unleash the ImaginationUser Review - telephonelady - Overstock.com
This is a good book to get different ideas on using up bits and pieces of scraps to make unique cards, collages, and other pretty cool stuff. I enjoyed reading the tips on glues, how to position the layouts and especially the sections on which "scraps" make great collage items. ... Read full review