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Understand collage from the first layer to the final glaze with the collage techniques of mixed media artist Ann Baldwin.
In this art instruction video, Ann teaches you how to combine the possibilities of text with the versatility of acrylics. First, Ann begins with a discussion of abstract design. She shows you how you can practice your own design skills with something as simple as magazine cut outs. Next, Ann introduces texture painting techniques and walks you through a series of step by step art lessons.
Ann's short texture tutorials simplify and clarify those wonderful Golden mediums. Once you've learned those artist tips, Ann moves into a complete abstract collage. She shows you how to collage torn computer printouts with textured layers to create a rich abstract design. You'll use everything you learned in those original 11 acrylic texturing demonstrations to finish a wonderful abstract painting. The workshop includes acrylic painting techniques that Ann uses with cheesecloth, screens, cardboard, tissue and newspaper.
She creates dramatic relief with heavy gel and molding paste. You'll shape interesting edges and solve design problems with creative layering. Elevate your art one layer at a time in Text & Texture in Mixed Media Collage with Ann Baldwin.
Understand collage from the first layer to the final glaze. In this workshop mixed media artist Ann Baldwin combines the design possibilities of text with the versatility of acrylics. You'll get step-by-step demos of each piece of the collage process as you layer text with glowing colors and intriguing textures.
You'll crop, tear, and layer clippings to turn letters into abstract elements. Then you'll create original text with paint, pens, stencils, crayons, and computers.
Ann ties text elements together with masterful use of acrylic mediums. The workshop includes eleven acrylic texture demos featuring stencils, cheesecloth, screens, and more. You'll incorporate cardboard, tissue, and newspaper and create dramatic relief with heavy gel and molding paste.
Ann combines all these techniques in a finished painting lavished with acrylic glazes. You'll shape interesting edges and solve design problems with creative layering. Elevate your art one layer at a time in Text and Texture in Mixed Media Collage with Ann Baldwin.
Video Extra: "Using Cheescloth"
In this clip from her video workshop, Text and Texture in Mixed Media Collage, Ann Baldwin attaches cheesecloth to her paper with acrylic medium to create exciting collage textures. Ann teaches you how to paint and stain your cheesecloth to enhance the effect.