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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Collage and Altered Art

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Collage and Altered Art

Roni Johnson

ISBN: 978-0-470-44719-2

Jul 2009

224 pages

Select type: Paperback

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Collage and altered art pull together elements from a wide variety of crafts to create one-of-a-kind pieces that truly reflect your individual style. This photo-intensive guide walks you through all the latest techniques, from aging paper and photos to working with image transfers, rubber stamps, fabrics, and more. Plus, you'll learn how to source inexpensive materials—as well as found objects around your home—to make everything from handmade journals and artist trading cards to decorative boxes, jewelry, and wall art.

Concise two-page lessons show you all the steps to a skill and are ideal for quick review

  • Each skill or technique is defined and described
  • Detailed color photos demonstrate each step

  • Step-by-step instructions accompany each photo

  • Helpful tips provide additional guidance

Getting Started.

Aged and Distressed.

Paper Collage Techniques.

Paint, Ink, and Rubber Stamping.

Image Transfer Techniques.

Altered Charms.

Fabrics, Fibers, and Trim.

Assemblage Art.

Altered Books.

Inspiration Gallery.

Contributing Collage Manufacturers.


Bonus Content
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