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Mixed Messages The versatility of collage

by Ann Manie

Mixed Messages The versatility of collage Synopsis

This gorgeous, inspirational guide to collage is the first book to combine a review of collage with a practical section on how to do it. A beautifully illustrated survey of stunning work by contemporary artists is accompanied by a general introduction looking at masters of the medium, from Picasso, to Richard Hamilton, to Peter Blake. An extremely accessible art form, collage requires very little material to get started and this book shows you how. Practical instruction includes advice on structure and composition, creating black and white tonal collage, using contrast, experimenting with colour, incorporating printmaking techniques, and mounting and displaying work.

Mixed Messages The versatility of collage Press Reviews

An inspirational guide to the place of collage in the development of contemporary art, as well as a practical introduction to how to do it. * The Artist * Ann Manie provides a good survey of what's going on at the present time, illustrating works by many contemporary practitioners from around the world. She also examines practicalities and working methods, and provides a historical introduction to the medium. * Art Book Review *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781408130704
Publication date: 16th February 2012
Author: Ann Manie
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Collage & photomontage, Art techniques & principles,

About Ann Manie

Ann Manie is an experienced and professional artist who who has taught and run workshops on collage to both adults and children of all ages. Trained at the City and Guilds of London Art School, her work appears in both private and public collections throughout the UK.

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