May 26, 2024


Art For President

How (and where) to practice collage art

How (and where) to practice collage art

A person of my primary beliefs about collage artwork is that it is not a talent, but a skill. This usually means that the much more you do it, the greater you get. But how do you practice collage, and where by can you uncover workouts to assistance you?

Right before I get into the resources I offer to really encourage persons to build, I want to mention people that I have found or listened to about.

Initially, there are artwork teams. There are groups that you can obtain in particular person in your regional art communities, or groups such as Facebook Groups, which can be great for getting structured issues. There are so several Facebook teams for all various types of arts so you have to do your investigation to see what is the proper for you. You also have to be picky. If you truly feel that it’s not the ideal match, you will need to be proactive about reducing your ties and maintaining on with your lookup.

Second, there are other social media sites, like Instagram for illustration, the place individuals will share what worries they are working on. When you know what some of those people are, you can observe them. For case in point, I have noticed several posts on #ICAD or #icad, which is the “index card a day” challenge for 30 days. You can adhere to that hashtag to discover what the most recent prompts are and then use them as inspirations for the forms of collages you make.

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

If you know of additional places to obtain follow, do allow me know in the remarks, remember to. I’d love to find out about a lot more.

What about the sources I offer?

The most well-liked types are the Collage Weekly Planners, which are gluebooks that have an assignment printed on the web site. You have house on the reverse site to develop your collage. You have 52 weeks truly worth of collages to hold you loads fast paced! The superior factor is that you can function at your individual rate. 

If you really do not want to purchase a full e-book and just want the workout routines so that you can do collage in your personal gluebook, you can obtain just the assignments.

What about a totally free variation? In the Collage Art Collective, there is a team exactly where other folks work on assignments. A new assignment is posted each week, which you can see and print out if you would like.

I give YouTube films that support novices with collage. I’ve bought a whole playlist that may well be beneficial if you like studying from video clips.

Last of all, I offer you an on the net class that structured for newbies or individuals who have completed collage art but are not self-assured in their perform. You can come across a lot more info about it here. The program is available for existence and is section of the Collage Art Collective.

No matter what you select to do, I hope you will come across alternatives to be artistic with collage art. The much more you observe, the far better you will get!