9781581800982

Creative Collage Techniques

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    9781581800982

  • ISBN10:

    1581800983

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-09-01
  • Publisher: North Light Books

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Summary

This liberating guide will teach artists how to begin, design and apply collage techniques in exciting new ways. It features fascinating work from 50 leading collage artists who explain their techniques in easy-to-follow, step-by-step demonstrations. Seven different sections encourage artists to stretch the relationships between color, texture, shape and paper. Following 100 innovative demonstrations, artists will achieve amazing results from mixing collage with other mediums, including watercolor, acrylics, unique papers and more.

Table of Contents

Preface ix
PART ONE: ABOUT COLLAGE
Introduction
1(3)
A Treasure Hunt for Collage Materials
4(2)
Making Rubbings for Collage
6(1)
The Origins of Collage
7(8)
A Matisse Collage of Your Own
11(4)
PART TWO: COLLAGE PROCESS
Getting Started
15(6)
Creating a Magazine Theme Collage
16(2)
Creating a Found Papers Collage
18(1)
Working With Printed Words
19(2)
Getting Serious About Collage
21(8)
Encasing Papers in Medium
27(1)
Creating a Transfer Film
28(1)
Landscapes and Portraits
29(8)
Using Newspapers in a Landscape Collage
31(1)
Creating Form With Magazine Clippings
32(1)
Making a Portrait Collage
33(4)
Combining Basic Collage Processes
34(3)
PART THREE: COLLAGE DESIGN
Design and Color
37(10)
Making Design Charts
42(3)
Monochromatic Collage
45(1)
Weaving Colored Papers
46(1)
Using Ready-Made Papers
47(6)
Rice Paper Collage
49(2)
Creating a Torn Paper Organic Design
51(1)
Making a Collage Mosaic
52(1)
Designing Collage Abstractions
53(8)
Geometric Abstraction With Cut Paper
55(1)
Organic Abstraction With Cut Paper
56(1)
Combining Cut and Torn Papers
57(4)
Designing With Ready-Made Papers
58(3)
PART FOUR: MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE
More Techniques and Materials
61(8)
Paper Collage With Colored Pencil
63(1)
Autobiographical Collage
64(1)
Using Photographs in Collage
65(2)
Using Antique Photos
67(2)
Watercolors With Collage
69(6)
Watercolor With Collage
70(2)
Watercolor on Rice Paper Collage
72(2)
Rice Paper Overlay
74(1)
Acrylic Paints With Collage
75(10)
Acrylic Applique
77(1)
Textural Effects in Acrylic
78(2)
Creating a Monotype
80(5)
Collage With Mixed Media
82(3)
PART FIVE: MAKING COLLAGE SUPPORTS
Texturing Supports
85(6)
Creating Distressed Paper Supports
87(1)
Texturing Supports With Mediums
88(1)
Creating a Layered Support
89(2)
More Textured Supports
91(8)
Making Sand-Textured Supports
92(1)
Using Wood Shavings or Chips
93(2)
Applying Fibers to a Textured Support
95(4)
Working With Textured Supports
96(3)
PART SIX: MAKING COLLAGE PAPERS
Customized Collage Papers
99(9)
Making Brayer Papers With Gesso
100(1)
Painting Your Brayer Papers
101(1)
Making Crystalline Paper
102(2)
Creating a Crystalline Free-Form
104(2)
Encasing Materials in Rice Paper
106(2)
Marbled and Handmade Papers
108(13)
Marbling Papers for Collage
110(3)
Embossing Paper for Collage
113(2)
Making Cast Paper for Collage
115(1)
Making Handmade Paper for Collage
116(5)
Using Customized Papers in Collage
118(3)
PART SEVEN: THE FINISHING TOUCHES
So What Else Is New?
121(8)
Creating an Environmental Collage
122(2)
Other Possibilities With Collage
124(5)
Conclusion 129(1)
Appendix 130(2)
Selected Bibliography 132(1)
Index 133

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