This book presents step-by-step visual guidance on a hot crafting trend. Collage and altered art pull together elements of paper crafting, jewelry making, sewing, drawing, painting, and journaling to create pieces that express an individual's creativity and unique point of view. This comprehensive book shows readers how to use various collage techniques and materials to create everything from super-hot artist trading cards to greeting cards to jewelry pieces. Step-by-step color photos make it easy for readers to follow along. Roni Johnson (Albion, IN) is an artist specializing in rubber stamping and altered arts. She designs for manufacturers and retail companies, and her works have been featured in many magazines and at national craft and hobby conventions.
Roni Johnson is a lifelong artist and professional designer for manufacturers and retail companies in the rubber stamp and altered arts industries. She maintains the blog Ink Stains (inkstainswithroni.blogspot.com), where she offers up a variety of card sketches, altered projects and layouts, and other goodies. Her work has been published in many magazines and has been used in product advertisements, in online projects, and at national craft and hobby conventions.
Getting Started. Aged and Distressed. Paper Collage Techniques. Paint, Ink, and Rubber Stamping. Image Transfer Techniques. Altered Charms. Fabrics, Fibers, and Trim. Assemblage Art. Altered Books. Inspiration Gallery. Contributing Collage Manufacturers. Index.