How (and where) to practice collage art

One of my major beliefs about collage art is that it is not a talent, but a talent. This usually means that the additional you do it, the much better you get. But how do you apply collage, and where can you uncover workout routines to enable you?

Prior to I get into the methods I supply to stimulate folks to create, I want to point out people that I have uncovered or listened to about.

Initially, there are artwork groups. There are teams that you can obtain in individual in your area art communities, or teams this kind of as Fb Groups, which can be superior for finding structured issues. There are so numerous Fb groups for all diverse 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 sense that it’s not the right suit, you have to have to be proactive about cutting your ties and maintaining on with your look for.

Second, there are other social media web-sites, like Instagram for instance, where folks will share what problems they are working on. After you know what some of these are, you can stick to them. For illustration, I have observed numerous posts on #ICAD or #icad, which is the “index card a day” problem for 30 days. You can follow that hashtag to find out what the latest 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 challenge was “lemons”.

If you know of much more locations to discover observe, do let me know in the feedback, please. I’d enjoy to discover about far more.

What about the means I offer?

The most popular kinds are the Collage Weekly Planners, which are gluebooks that have an assignment printed on the web site. You have place on the reverse site to produce your collage. You have 52 weeks well worth of collages to maintain you loads active! The great point is that you can work at your personal rate. 

If you really don’t want to buy a complete reserve and just want the workouts so that you can do collage in your personal gluebook, you can buy just the assignments.

What about a free of charge version? In the Collage Artwork Collective, there is a group wherever many others perform on assignments. A new assignment is posted every single week, which you can see and print out if you would like.

I present YouTube video clips that assist newbies with collage. I have bought a whole playlist that might be beneficial if you like studying from video clips.

Last of all, I supply an on line study course that structured for newbies or all those who have performed collage artwork but are not assured in their function. You can locate a lot more information about it in this article. The system is accessible for existence and is section of the Collage Art Collective.

Whatsoever you choose to do, I hope you will come across alternatives to be artistic with collage artwork. The more you observe, the superior you’ll get!

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