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This is where painting meets collage You can create beautiful art with amazing depth and texture, using easy collage techniques and paper you paint yourself Popular workshop instructor Elizabeth St Hilaire makes it fun and simple no matter what your skill level Start with materials you probably already have fluid acrylics, stencils, a few household items and paper and hand paint your personalized paper palette using basic techniques anyone can do Then move through each step of composing your own work of art Youll find beautiful, meaningful examples of the how and why on every page Youll learn how to develop your composition, how to work with simple shapes, important lessons on value and much .More than 30 techniques for painting your own decorative papersStep by step instructions for creating your own painted paper collagefrom underpainting and directional ripping and tearing to auditioning your papers and combining collage with mixed mediaA spectacular gallery of paper paintings to inspire and dazzle still lifes, figures, animals and landscapes...

Title : Painted Paper Art Workshop: Easy and Colorful Collage Paintings
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ISBN : 144034311X
Format Type : Paperback
Language : English
Publisher : North Light Books Spi edition August 31, 2016
Number of Pages : 128 pages
File Size : 864 KB
Status : Available For Download
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Painted Paper Art Workshop: Easy and Colorful Collage Paintings Reviews

  • Mary M.
    2019-01-29 17:44

    I'm an artist & this book is almost exactly what I would write about paper & paint techniques for collage. It is very thorough & covers a lot of the fun techniques that yield interesting results. Very inspiring & well worth the investment for newcomers & seasoned professionals alike.

  • Kay R.
    2019-01-29 21:02

    Elizabeth's work is inspiring. Her book is another art form making paper look like her paint and palette. It's everything mixed media. I am glad she showed her technique using pictures first as she shows how to shade,

  • Jagoda Perich
    2019-01-27 21:58

    I am a new, largely self-taught collage artist and I loved this book. It teaches a style of collage that I particularly enjoy viewing and creating. I learned many techniques and look forward to applying some of them to my own work. The art showcased in this book is sheer pleasure too. Very inspirational.

    2019-02-20 21:42

    Great book for mixed medium work. Lots of great pictures and easy to read instructions. Glad I bought it.

  • Fran
    2019-02-05 15:48

    I bought this book for an art class I'm taking and read the book from cover to cover. It is probably most suited for beginners to moderately experienced artists. It has beautiful projects and shows how to make your own painted papers and goes along well with the authors painted paper tutorials on YouTube. It will get your creative ideas flowing.

    2019-01-25 21:39

    Such a brilliant book! Elizabeth has produced one of the best books I have ever purchased. Her photos are beautiful and there are many to show everything she teaches in great detail. She is an incredible teacher! Much thought was put into how she was going to put this book together!! Well done Elizabeth!!

  • G. S. Cook
    2019-02-06 16:05

    Haven't yet had an opportunity to do more than read through - but it's exciting and inspiring and makes we want to get started as soon as time permits. Shared it with a friend who teaches homeschool art classes - she definitely wants to include these ideas into her classes. The fun part when I read more about the author was discovering that I have one of her pictures on my wall...which I purchased at Pier One.

  • Elizabeth Caldwell
    2019-02-01 19:37

    Extremely helpful and a visual delight. A very talented artist shares her method and gives results. Her work is more painterly and less crafty which sets Miss St. Hillaire apart from many who use this method. For those who enjoy multimedia and abstraction, making one's own paper for a project is the perfect addition. So happy to have found the author.