Collage techniques in scrapbook art are on the upturn. Now, with Creative Collage for Scrapbooks, there is a book offering fresh, innovative ideas and approaches to the fine art of successful layering.
Fresh and Fun Techniques for LayeringWhat is your definition of Collage Art? Whatever your answer, there is no one way that Collage Art is made. Collage is, by definition, the assembling of materials onto a surface; any time you have layered a photo over paper and onto a scrapbook page, you have done Collage Art and are therefore, a Collage Artist!In this book, Kelly Angard takes a personal approach to teaching over 50 techniques that will bring artistic style to your scrapbook art. Through illustrated step-by-step instructions and simple diagrams, she demystifies the techniques that make Collage Art look complicated while encouraging you to create a look that is all your own.Colorant techniques include:Altered ink designsMetallic photo effectsStamped paint imprintsBrayered dye washesTexture techniques include:Embossed stencil designsEncrusted embellishmentsGel imprintsArchitextural imagesImage techniques include:Embossed photosImage transfersRub-on transfersPainted transparenciesCollage techniques include:Multiphoto mosaicsAbstract portrait collagesDimensional decoupagesTransparency montages
Kelly Angard has worked as a freelance artist and writer with Memory Makers magazine and Memory Makers Books. She has had more than 100 pieces of art published.
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