Collage Discovery Workshop: Make Your Own Collage Creations Using Vintage Photos, Found Objects and Ephemera (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

Collage Discovery Workshop: Make Your Own Collage Creations Using Vintage Photos, Found Objects and Ephemera (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Claudine Hellmuth

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440328497
Publisher: F+W Media
Publication date: 11/24/2003
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 917,817
File size: 73 MB
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Table of Contents

Introduction6
Tools and Supples8
Finding Materials for Collage12
Basic Techniques14
Creative Collage Techniques18
Chapter 1Creating Backgrounds20
Glazing Paint22
Peeling Paint24
Textured Paint26
Peeling Paper29
Chapter 2Making Image Transfers32
Heat Transfers Onto Glass34
Heat Transfers Onto Wood36
Caulking Transfers37
Contact Paper Transfers40
Chapter 3Having Fun With Beeswax42
Wax Collage44
Wax Transfers48
Wax Stamping50
Chapter 4Antiquing Found Objects52
Antiquing With Acrylic Paint54
Rusting Metal With Vinegar and Bleach55
Using an Instant Rust Kit56
Creating a Verdigris Patina57
Piecing it all Together60
Chapter 5Experimenting in Collage62
Architectural Frieze64
Marie68
The Making of a Man72
Chapter 6Creating Miniature Assemblages76
Giving Tin78
The Three of Hearts80
With Great Pride82
Shadow Box Princess86
Chapter 7Playing With Composition90
It's Good to Be King92
Vacation96
Infinite Tragedy100
Using a Journal104
Chapter 8Storytelling With Collage108
Collage Storytelling Basics110
First Cousins112
Gallery116
Collage and Assemblage Artists' Web Sites124
Publications of Interest125
Suppliers of Collage Materials126
Index127

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Collage Discovery Workshop 4.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have attended a class by Claudine Hellmuth about two years ago and this book is written in the same style as her workshops. She is clear, honest and practical as an artist and teacher. The rustic, natural, true style is evident throughout this book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I have been doing collage for more than 20 years and have at least a dozen books on the subject, yet I still learned several new and exciting techniques from this superbly written how-to book.
theporro on LibraryThing 10 months ago
One of the best mixed media / callage books I know. Inspiring with lots of techniques.
aulsmith on LibraryThing 10 months ago
If you like distressed, antique-looking assemblages, I agree with the first reviewer. Personally I'm really tired of looking at collages that are all brown or faded or covered with peeling paint, so I found it less useful. However, it does explain all sorts of techniques, including a bunch of very interesting transfer techniques (which you need a photocopy or laser-print image to use). I'm sure the information will come in handy one day.