Exploring Collage Art Making : Experimental Collage Techniques
Experimental Collage Techniques
A Primer in Collage Art, Assemblage, Mixed Media
By Chris Dunmire
Welcome, collage-seeking artist! This is a comprehensive primer for beginner collage artists. The following tutorials demonstrate easy techniques for anyone, kids or adults, to create their own simple magazine collages, assemblages, and mixed media collages.
Fun examples of background and texture collage ideas, book cover collage, and experimental collage art are also provided to spark your creativity and imagination. Use these ideas to inspire your projects and create your own path of collage exploration.
Did you know?
The famous trumpet-playing Louis Armstrong was also a paper-cutting collage artist? No kidding! I found this fun creative tidbit in the Reading Room of Oprah Magazine (April '09) in reference to a book titled Satchmo: The Wonderful World and Art of Louis Armstrong (Abrams) by Steven Brower and Hilton Als. More »
Collage Beginner's & Experimental Tutorials
Part 1: Simple Magazine Collage
Part 2: Assemblage Collage
Part 3: Mixed Media Collage
Part 4: Book Cover Collage
Part 5: Experimental Collage Textures
Part 6: Collage Combinations