These days we all have hundreds of pictures hidden in plain sight in our smart phones. Despite the ease with which we can take and store these photos, we are actually less likely to interact with them than in the past. This was one of the reasons I developed my in-person workshops Photo Op and…
Learn how to make mixed-media collages! In this free mini-lesson, you’ll discover Restructured Paper for collage art, as well as tips for making it.
Apply this common drawing exercise to the beginning stages of your collage and watch your art improve!
These aren’t traditional collage techniques; they add risk-taking as an active component to the process. From Dean Nimmer’s “Creating Abstract Art.”
Artist and author Margaret Peot shares a demo on how to make your own stencils in this free online excerpt from “Stencil Craft.”
A behind-the-scenes look into how mixed-media artist Crystal Neubauer helped me create a personal collage with a unique twist.
Collage is one of the mainstays of mixed-media art, but creating a cohesive, interesting piece can be daunting. Where to start? What supplies to use? How to find inspiration? Let these 10 tips for collage, all from artists featured Cloth Paper Scissors magazine and North Light Books, guide you and help make the process easy and enjoyable.…
My love of collage started with a scrap box of childhood mementos rescued from my attic. Learn how I used them, and be inspired. By Elizabeth St. Hilaire
What do you have (or can get) 100 of, that you can use for your next mixed-media art project? Sandy Kunkle, whose work is featured in Creative Strength Training, shares how she created a collage based on this exercise.
I have been hoarding collecting rubber stamps since I was in college, simply because I have so much fun with them, and I can use them in every aspect of my art. A stamp can be a focal image on a journal page, create a bold or subtle background on a collage, build a border on a card,…