September 25, 2023

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How (and where) to practice collage art

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How (and where) to practice collage art

One of my primary beliefs about collage artwork is that it is not a expertise, but a talent. This suggests that the a lot more you do it, the greater you get. But how do you follow collage, and wherever can you come across exercises to assist you?

Ahead of I get into the resources I provide to really encourage people today to make, I want to mention these that I have found or heard about.

1st, there are artwork groups. There are groups that you can find in individual in your community art communities, or groups this sort of as Facebook Teams, which can be very good for finding structured issues. There are so lots of Fb teams for all distinctive types of arts so you have to do your research to see what is the proper for you. You also have to be picky. If you truly feel that it is not the right fit, you will need to be proactive about cutting your ties and keeping on with your search.

2nd, there are other social media internet sites, like Instagram for illustration, where by people will share what challenges they are doing work on. As soon as you know what some of individuals are, you can stick to them. For example, I have found several posts on #ICAD or #icad, which is the “index card a day” problem for 30 days. You can adhere to that hashtag to study what the most recent prompts are and then use them as inspirations for the varieties of collages you make.

Artwork by @janaclinardharris, posted on Instagram. The prompt for this ICAD obstacle was “lemons”.

If you know of extra sites to locate observe, do let me know in the comments, remember to. I’d adore to study about far more.

What about the assets I supply?

The most popular kinds are the Collage Weekly Planners, which are gluebooks that have an assignment printed on the page. You have area on the opposite webpage to build your collage. You have 52 weeks worth of collages to preserve you a good deal occupied! The very good factor is that you can do the job at your have pace. 

If you really don’t want to acquire a entire e-book and just want the routines so that you can do collage in your individual gluebook, you can invest in just the assignments.

What about a free of charge version? In the Collage Artwork Collective, there is a group wherever others work on assignments. A new assignment is posted each individual 7 days, which you can see and print out if you would like.

I present YouTube videos that enable newbies with collage. I have received a whole playlist that may possibly be useful if you like mastering from videos.

And finally, I give an on the web study course that structured for rookies or people who have carried out collage artwork but are not self-assured in their operate. You can find far more information and facts about it here. The class is available for lifestyle and is element of the Collage Art Collective.

Whatsoever you opt for to do, I hope you will discover prospects to be inventive with collage artwork. The a lot more you exercise, the superior you are going to get!

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