Alphabetica : An A-Z Creativity Guide for Collage and Book Artists, Paperback Book

Alphabetica : An A-Z Creativity Guide for Collage and Book Artists Paperback

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Mixed media techniques have come to forefront again, with artists in every field combining materials and effects to create journals, altered art, collage pieces, memory art and more.

With all the creative experiementation developing at such a fast pace, it is pertinent to know how various techniques and combinations work and whether they are right for your latest project.

Alphabetica illuminates new techniques through detailed visuals and rich, explanatory text.

From cover to cover, readers absorb the specialties of each contributing artist, such as Judi Riesch's use of vintage photographs, and Lesley Riley's sophisticated fabric transfers, and are able to get an "over the shoulder" glance at how these artists work.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Rockport Publishers Inc.
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Collage & photomontage
  • ISBN: 9781592531769



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Visually stunning. Inspiring. Ideas that give you a jump start.

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One of the best organized of the numerous similar books out there. You can actually use the book to learn some of the techniques. Though I have looked through this book many times, it is still visually exciting.

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What an inspiring book for mixed media artists. Each letter is illuminated by a different artist using everything from fabric to newspaper. Every time I open the book I'm inspired to create something of my own.

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One of my favorite mixed media books. I never get tired of pouring over the pages, reading the descriptions and marveling at the diversity of the artists pages. A great mix of technique info and eye candy. A must have or mixed media artists!!!

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Terrible book. Looks like it has usable instructions but it doesn't