New Creative Collage Techniques: How to Make Original Art Using Paper, Color and Texture
With fun, easy techniques for striking artwork, this is an updated and expanded edition of the popular collage classic, Creative Collage Techniques by Nita Leland and Virginia Lee Williams, originally published by North Light in 1994. This inspirational, indispensable guide brings together in one place all aspects of the fine art of collage: paper and shape, colour and texture, imagination and vision. Sixty projects teaching techniques plus five step-by-step demonstrations showing how those techniques make finished pieces encourage the reader to delve into the collage process hands on. The reader also sees examples of magnificent collages by 62 leading artists that will spark ideas for endless imaginative combinations. Reflections on living the creative life and a section on its meaning and motivation encourages readers to find and make time to develop their artistic inclinations through collage.
Nita Leland is a graduate of Otterbein College and has taught classes and workshops in watercolour, collage, creativity, and colour at art centers in Dayton, Ohio, for more than thirty years. She is active as a judge for art exhibits, conducts workshops throughout the United States and Canada, and appears in ArtistsNetwork. TV DVDs on colour and collage (2009) as well as a creativity webinar (2009).