How (and where) to practice collage art

One particular of my key 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 observe collage, and wherever can you uncover exercises to help you?

In advance of I get into the sources I supply to really encourage men and women to develop, I want to point out those people that I have discovered or heard about.

Very first, there are artwork teams. There are groups that you can discover in man or woman in your regional art communities, or teams such as Fb Teams, which can be very good for acquiring structured issues. There are so many Facebook groups for all distinct types of arts so you have to do your investigation to see what is the right for you. You also have to be picky. If you experience that it’s not the proper match, you will need to be proactive about chopping your ties and retaining on with your search.

Next, there are other social media web-sites, like Instagram for example, where by persons will share what problems they are performing on. When you know what some of these are, you can observe them. For instance, I have found lots of 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 newest prompts are and then use them as inspirations for the varieties of collages you make.

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

If you know of more destinations to locate follow, do let me know in the remarks, make sure you. I’d enjoy to understand about far more.

What about the assets I deliver?

The most well known types are the Collage Weekly Planners, which are gluebooks that have an assignment printed on the website page. You have area on the reverse web site to produce your collage. You have 52 months value of collages to maintain you plenty occupied! The great issue is that you can get the job done at your own speed. 

If you really don’t want to purchase a entire e book and just want the exercise routines so that you can do collage in your have gluebook, you can obtain just the assignments.

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

I offer you YouTube videos that enable rookies with collage. I’ve got a total playlist that might be handy if you like learning from videos.

And lastly, I offer you an online study course that structured for newbies or all those who have finished collage artwork but are not assured in their get the job done. You can uncover much more facts about it in this article. The training course is obtainable for lifetime and is section of the Collage Art Collective.

Regardless of what you decide on to do, I hope you will find alternatives to be creative with collage artwork. The a lot more you observe, the superior you are going to get!