Mixed-Media Collage: An Exploration of Contemporary Artists, Methods, and Materials

Mixed-Media Collage: An Exploration of Contemporary Artists, Methods, and Materials

Holly Harrison


greater than 60 new mixed-media collages through top mixed-media artists. Mixed-media university artists are embracing, unearthing, and reconstructing the flotsam and jetsam of recent existence with abandon, integrating discards in addition to a variety of paintings fabrics and novel options to create compelling, new works. unique, idiosyncratic, and pleasant, this catch-as-catch-can method of making artwork is inspiring and will have crowd pleasing effects. it may well even have its personal set of technical demanding situations. Mixed-Media college takes you into the studios of 5 gifted mixed-media artists: Laurinda Bedingfield, Barbara De Pirro, Paula Grasdal, Sharon McCartney, and Teesha Moore. The artists show their very own step by step tactics, provide tips about operating with unconventional fabrics, and percentage their insights on creativity and discovering proposal. A deluxe gallery positive factors 40 never-before released mixed-media items, entire with precise descriptions of the paintings and the fabrics used to create them. In-depth chapters detailing the paintings and strategies of Laurinda Bedingfield, Barbara De Pirro, Paula Grasdal, Sharon McCartney, and Teesha Moore suggestions for making pretend encaustics out of acrylic gel medium (no sizzling palette or wax required), including sewing to paper, layering surfaces, discovering notion in texts, development shrines and book-page panels out of sew-through interfacing, utilizing easy printmaking suggestions to create exceptional college fabrics, development third-dimensional photograph collages, and extra a unique function through best-selling writer Jennifer Crusie, who stocks her suggestions at the connections among writing and college, in addition to a number of formerly unpublished assemblages she has used as a device to devise and edit her books A funny essay by way of best-selling writer Alisa Kwitney, who stocks her options at the connections among writing and college, and explains why she cannot use university as a device for something

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