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By Bee Shay

Collage Lab bargains artists and crafters a enjoyable and experimental method of making artwork. The e-book is equipped into fifty two diversified labs which can, yet need not be, explored on a weekly foundation. The labs could be labored in any order, in order that readers can turn round to benefit a brand new mixed-media strategy or be encouraged by way of a selected university topic or program. The underlying message of this e-book is that artists can and may research and achieve services via experimentation and play. there's no wrong or right consequence for a given workout, but readers will achieve abilities and self assurance in college options, letting them take their paintings to a brand new level.

Collage Lab is illustrated with fabulous full-color pictures and a number of examples of every workout, deals a visible, non-linear method of studying paintings thoughts, and reinforces a enjoyable and fearless method of making art.

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Instance 2: attempt including an natural texture to a university in strategy instead of as a • identify ten different natural fabrics to test with. substrate or historical past. instance three: combine sand with matte medium in small, disposable box and trowel onto floor, forming peaks and valleys. Coat with paint, enable dry, and dry-brush steel paint over excessive issues. • Does gesso abate or reduce the influence? Can this be useful? • utilizing matte medium permits the common fabric to have extra visible influence than simply texture. is that this a bonus or an obstacle? TEXTURE 001-144 01554. indd 25 textual content Job:01554 Title:Collage Lab (Rockport) Page:25 25 9/8/09 2:55:19 PM 7 LAB materials fabrics studying goal: To get to grips with the appliance of and makes use of for varied universal materials for developing texture. • burlap A B C D • linen • muslin • wool • 1" (2. five cm)-wide chip brush • stencil brush • heavy gel medium • gesso • mat board or chipboard lower into three" x four" (7. 6 x 10. 2 cm) items • acrylic paint • ink directions STEP 1: Tear and lower a variety of materials into small items to be used at the three" x four" (7. 6 x 10. 2 cm) forums. STEP 2: utilizing gel medium, brush each side program, operating speedy as matte medium has a quick open time. STEP three: observe textile to board as a complete historical past, protecting textile flat. (See A and B. ) of the cloth and floor of the board for 26 STEP four: observe cloth to board as a complete heritage, wrinkling cloth in a few locations yet no longer others. (See C. ) STEP five: practice cloth to board as a focus. (See D. ) COLL AGE L AB 01554 C2. indd 001-144 01554. indd 26 26 textual content Job:01554 Title:Collage Lab (Rockport) Page:26 9/23/09 9:10:16 PM AM 9/8/09 2:55:32 1 2 three four Play and scan meals FOR inspiration acrylic paint. • examine a cloth historical past to a paper texture history. Does one have extra benefit than the opposite, or is it situation-dependent? instance 2: practice gesso to cloth heritage in a few components yet no longer others • Take a box journey to a material shop and get encouraged. and wash with ink. • reflect on 5 alternative routes to take advantage of textile in a university. instance 1: observe gesso to cloth historical past thoroughly and wash with instance three: Wash textile with ink wash in simple terms. instance four: Coat textile with darkish acrylic paint and dry-brush gentle colour over raised parts basically. TEXTURE 001-144 01554. indd 27 textual content Job:01554 Title:Collage Lab (Rockport) Page:27 27 9/8/09 2:55:38 PM 8 LAB Paper fabrics • cardstock • tissue paper • 1" (2. five cm)-wide chip brush • mat board or chipboard minimize into three" x four" (7. 6 x 10. 2 cm) items studying aim: to achieve new views at the use of paper as a substrate, a heritage or point of interest, and for texture. • acrylic paint • stencil brush • craft punches • matte medium • scissors • gesso • craft knife numerous textures with gesso and ink wash snapshot subtle with tissue paper, then drawn over with pen and tinted meals FOR notion • Make a listing of all of the papers utilized in this lab. variety them so as of choice in this adventure.

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