This collector’s edition is packed full with the whole years’ worth of valuable art lessons. Feast your eyes on gorgeous images with instructions that help walk you through the 12 different projects. Utilize convenient insider tips from the experts themselves while practicing and mastering your skills with step-by-step tips on how to create each artwork. Explore new materials and push your artwork to new levels with the 2013 Art Lessons: Collage and Paint Series Collectors Series.
This all-inclusive compilation brings together not only our 12 fantastic Art Lessons from the year, but also two bonus features: “Transfers Onto Metal” by Robin Dudley Howes and “Stamping in Collage” by Julie Fei-Fan Balzer. In addition there are in-depth biographies for each artist, never-before-seen art prompts, and tips to jump-start your collage and paint adventures.
In 2013 Art Lessons: Paint and Collage Series Collector’s Edition you will find:
Paint Over Collage
Join mixed-media artist Julie Fei-Fan Balzer as she makes sense of chaos with “Paint Over Collage.” Explore this trendy technique by creating a mixed-media portrait project that features mixed-media layering, painting, and portraiture.
Textured Backgrounds, Transparent Foreground
Join mixed-media artist Jane LaFazio in creating “bumpy, lumpy, nubby backgrounds” using whatever materials strike your fancy! By using unexpected collage materials like decorative papers, tags, nubby fabrics, labels, ticket stubs, and more, you’ll create intriguing and unique backgrounds for your collage that will set your work apart.
Collage Your Story, Layer Exploration
Make your collages pretty and personal with expert insight from artist and author Kristen Robinson. Dive beneath the surface of your collage and paper art by incorporating found items, journal entries, and images to add elements to the story you want to tell.
Painting with Pastels and Paper
Add color and dimension to your collage with ideas and tips from Donna Downey. Donna will help you blend different media and techniques for results that POP. Blend and transform your pieces with expert finesse using Donna’s very own techniques!
The Magic of Mulberry
Sprung from the magic of a happy accident, Rachelle Panagarry will inspire you to create mixed-media portraits on mulberry paper that have a life of their own. In this step-by-step project download, you'll combine collage and portraiture with truly enchanting results.
Integrate stencils into your projects in a way that takes your love of texture to new heights! Using stencils, fiber paste, and easy-to-use tools and household products, you can create stunning artwork in no time. In this step-by-step project download, you'll combine stencils and layers that will take your artwork to a whole new level.
Altering Organza for Collage
Embrace the beauty of organza in your collage! Mixed-media artist Jeannie Palmer Moore will show you how to make dimensional layers in your artwork. Soon, you’ll be printing with fabric paint, transferring with gel medium, and finding fun and easy ways to elevate your collage.
Looking for Drama
Take your art journaling to a new level! Mixed-media artist Jane Davenport will show you how to utilize mixed-media collage techniques in your art journals. Take advantage of this chance to experiment with a variety of tools, like colored pencils, paint pens, pastels, and more.
Modeling Paste Stamps
Imbue your custom stamps with versatility! Mixed-media artist Carolyn Dube shows you how to make custom stamps from modeling paste, stencils, and watercolor paper. Take this opportunity to learn how to create, use, and incorporate handmade stamps into your art projects.
Spray Paints + Street Art
Bring the messiness of street art to your projects! Mixed-media artist Dawn DeVries Sokol shows you how to create street art style creations using spray paint techniques and recycled materials.
Fantasy House Portraits
Bring your fantasy house to life! Mixed-media artist Staci Swider shows you how to create a house portrait with photos and images of different architectural elements.
Home is Where the Heart Is
Let your heart guide your art! Explore what you can do with mixed-media artist Karen Michel as she shows you how to make sweet house totems.
Explore new materials and push your artwork to new levels with the 2013 Art Lessons: Collage and Paint Series Collectors Editions.
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