July 25, 2024


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How (and where) to practice collage art

How (and where) to practice collage art

One particular of my most important beliefs about collage art is that it is not a talent, but a skill. This usually means that the far more you do it, the much better you get. But how do you apply collage, and where by can you uncover exercises to enable you?

Just before I get into the methods I offer to really encourage people to develop, I want to mention people that I have uncovered or listened to about.

To start with, there are art groups. There are groups that you can obtain in man or woman in your local art communities, or groups these types of as Fb Groups, which can be very good for finding structured worries. There are so quite a few Facebook teams for all distinctive forms of arts so you have to do your research to see what is the right for you. You also have to be picky. If you come to feel that it is not the right in shape, you require to be proactive about chopping your ties and preserving on with your look for.

Second, there are other social media websites, like Instagram for illustration, exactly where persons will share what issues they are operating on. After you know what some of people are, you can stick to them. For example, I have viewed quite a few posts on #ICAD or #icad, which is the “index card a day” problem for 30 times. You can adhere to that hashtag to master what the most recent prompts are and then use them as inspirations for the forms of collages you make.

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

If you know of more sites to uncover follow, do permit me know in the responses, please. I’d really like to find out about much more.

What about the assets I provide?

The most preferred ones are the Collage Weekly Planners, which are gluebooks that have an assignment printed on the website page. You have area on the opposite webpage to produce your collage. You have 52 months value of collages to hold you a lot chaotic! The fantastic factor is that you can perform at your own pace. 

If you never want to get a complete e-book and just want the exercises so that you can do collage in your individual gluebook, you can get just the assignments.

What about a absolutely free variation? In the Collage Art Collective, there is a group the place other folks operate on assignments. A new assignment is posted each and every 7 days, which you can see and print out if you would like.

I offer YouTube movies that enable rookies with collage. I have obtained a complete playlist that may well be practical if you like mastering from videos.

And lastly, I give an on-line course that structured for newbies or people who have carried out collage art but are not confident in their function. You can locate a lot more details about it in this article. The program is accessible for everyday living and is section of the Collage Art Collective.

What ever you pick to do, I hope you will find opportunities to be inventive with collage artwork. The a lot more you observe, the greater you are going to get!