How (and where) to practice collage art

One of my most important beliefs about collage artwork is that it is not a expertise, but a ability. This means that the additional you do it, the greater you get. But how do you apply collage, and the place can you find physical exercises to assistance you?

Ahead of I get into the resources I offer to persuade persons to build, I want to mention those that I have found or listened to about.

To start with, there are art teams. There are teams that you can find in human being in your nearby artwork communities, or groups such as Fb Groups, which can be very good for locating structured worries. There are so many Fb teams for all distinctive sorts of arts so you have to do your research to see what is the ideal for you. You also have to be picky. If you feel that it is not the proper fit, you have to have to be proactive about slicing your ties and retaining on with your look for.

2nd, there are other social media sites, like Instagram for case in point, where by folks will share what worries they are functioning on. At the time you know what some of people are, you can stick to them. For case in point, I have seen quite a few posts on #ICAD or #icad, which is the “index card a day” obstacle for 30 days. You can comply with that hashtag to master what the most recent prompts are and then use them as inspirations for the kinds of collages you make.

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

If you know of much more sites to come across practice, do let me know in the reviews, make sure you. I’d love to find out about a lot more.

What about the resources I offer?

The most well-liked ones are the Collage Weekly Planners, which are gluebooks that have an assignment printed on the page. You have place on the reverse webpage to develop your collage. You have 52 months worth of collages to keep you lots occupied! The good point is that you can do the job at your own speed. 

If you do not want to buy a whole guide and just want the routines so that you can do collage in your have gluebook, you can purchase just the assignments.

What about a absolutely free edition? In the Collage Artwork Collective, there is a team exactly where many others perform 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 video clips that enable inexperienced persons with collage. I’ve obtained a complete playlist that may possibly be beneficial if you like discovering from movies.

And finally, I present an on the web program that structured for beginners or individuals who have performed collage art but are not self-assured in their function. You can uncover a lot more details about it below. The course is obtainable for everyday living and is aspect of the Collage Artwork Collective.

What ever you pick to do, I hope you will find chances to be resourceful with collage artwork. The much more you exercise, the much better you will get!

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