In my “How-To” weblog posts—there’s now seventy-nine of them (see the “Class” search function)—I share suggestions and methods for material collage. As helpful as they’re to these studying the method of material collage, these posts are additionally useful to me.
These How-To weblog posts function a useful resource to which I can refer my college students. Must know make a watch? There’s a submit for that. (The photograph above is a part of that demo.) Need to know why I take advantage of glue? There’s a submit for that. Struggling together with your background? You bought it—there’s a submit for that, too.
The very first How-To submit I wrote is the topic of this week’s Throwback Thursday. On January 9, 2016, I launched “From Photograph to Material: Select the Greatest Shot.” It addresses the inevitable query I obtain from most of my starting college students: How do I do know if the photograph I’ve chosen as my topic is an efficient one for material collage? Whereas this submit doesn’t get rid of all questions, it does assist to slender down the alternatives a pupil usually faces.
One other useful resource I can now add as a studying instrument is the collection of movies I created with Tom through the pandemic referred to as Thursday Evening in My Studio Dwell! As my college students get extra expertise with cloth collage, so does their want for extra specialised instruction—reminiscent of creating tooth in a smile or glasses on a face, for instance. Generally totally answering their questions in a category would take extra time than I had in that state of affairs, whether or not in-person or reside on-line. Nevertheless, with the assorted Thursday Evening recordings, I’m in a position to direct a pupil to the video that addresses that individual concern.
This Saturday, in your common submit, I’ll introduce a brand new on-line useful resource for college students of material collage, significantly these all for creating portraits of human faces. From my Thursday Evening in My Studio Dwell! recordings, I’ve collated and notated separate movies right into a single assortment referred to as “Facial Options.” Every of the eight movies on this collection tackles a unique facial function: nostril, eyes, mouth, hair, and so forth. As extra of my college students tackle the problem of portraiture, “Facial Options” ought to present them with the superior steering they’re searching for.
Material Collage Grasp Class
For directions on the whole cloth collage course of, you should purchase the Susan Carlson Material Collage On-line Grasp Class Guide. Utilizing video, pictures, and textual content I take you from soup to nuts, starting to finish in creating your individual cloth collage masterpiece.
Susan Carlson Material Collage: Spiral eWorkshop
Questioning if cloth collage is for you? This eWorkshop is meant for learners in cloth collage. The spiral challenge is straightforward, low stress, however nonetheless teaches the essential methods of material collage. It additionally serves as a helpful refresher course for these with extra expertise.
Susan Carlson Material Collage: Sea Turtle eWorkshop
Study cloth collage with Susan Carlson. Every step is clearly written, illustrated with pictures, and demonstrated with video. Study with a Sea Turtle then launch into any cloth collage challenge you would like.
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$29.95 plus delivery. Full coloration all through. 4 full tasks, begin to end, of accelerating complexity. Study cloth collage with this e-book.