Seth Apter's Mixed Media Play Digital Collection
Price as configured: $105.00 Regular Price: $138.94
With four new instructional videos, an eBook and eMag all full of techniques and projects, this bundle will give you the creative boost you need to jumpstart to your art. Pull out that box of old photos and learn to alter them by hand for use as impressive focal points in your art journals or collage in Photo Play. Practice Seth Apter's Top 10 Collage Principles by creating 10 small reference collages. Make your own year-long art journal using stencils, stamps and mark-making on a deck of playing cards in Card Play. The Altered Book video will show you how to create a no-sew handmade book to use as an art journal or artist's book. Plus you'll be inspired by dozens more artists and projects with digital copies of Seth's book, The Mixed-Media Artist and the exclusive Cloth Paper Scissors eMag full of folded book and paper art projects.
Do you have hundreds of photos on your cell phone or in a box in your closet but don't know what to do with them? Print them off and pull them out because in Seth Apter's Photo Play workshop, he'll teach you, and student Amy Jones, how to alter the photos by hand for use in your mixed-media art. Begin by learning subtractive techniques to remove the photo emulsion and creating texture or pattern. Then, move on the additive techniques where you'll experiment by adding color with watercolor paint, dye inks, water-reactive markers and pens. After you've altered your photos, Seth will show you how to use and alter die-cuts to create frames and multi-layered art journal pages where your photo is the center of attention.
Seth Apter's Top 10 Collage Techniques
There are as many collage styles as there are people, but with Seth Apter's Top 10 Collage Principles, you'll have go-to tips for improving any type of collage you make. Begin the workshop by creating a reference manual of the 10 principles by spending time creating a mini collage of each one. Using just a few pieces of collage fodder in each, you'll have an easy-to-identify reminder of concepts including: connecting, separating, contouring and more. Then Seth with teach you, and student Amy Jones, how to create fun, grungy backgrounds for a larger collage. Follow along with Seth as he puts the principles into action by creating a more in-depth collage for the final demonstration.
You're only one layer away from magic! Truer words have never been spoken, as you'll see in this new workshop from Seth Apter. In Card Play: Mixed Media Techniques for Small Works of Art, Seth demonstrates how to take a simple deck of cards and turn it into a stunning year-long art journal. He'll take you, and student Cherie Haas, through the process of preparing the cards and adding layer after layer of paint and ink. You'll learn how to embellish one side of the cards using stamps, stencils, embossed wallpaper and more to create textured layers as the basis for small collages. Then, use the other side of the card for your weekly journaling, whether it's about a new technique, your mood, your travels or on a theme. This fun and exciting workshop will make it easy for you to journal throughout the year!
The Altered Book
Do you want to make your own handmade book or art journal, but are intimidated by the idea of stitching a binding? In The Altered Book, Seth Apter teaches you, and student Cherie Haas, how to create a cut and glued paper binding bar as the basis for your book. Repurpose old book covers and get Seth's tips for making it your own by adding decorative embellishments and words. Seth will also guide you through the creation of the pages of the book, including how to create interactive pages that have doors, windows, flaps and more, to reveal the next page. While you can use the book for anything or theme you want, Seth also shares his ideas for paper quilting, collage and mark-making as a starting point for your own altered book.
The Mixed-Media Artist
The Mixed-Media Artist by Seth Apter delves into the hearts and souls of over 40 inspiring artists. Branching from an ongoing, online artist survey hosted since 2008, as well as artist interviews, responses to personal questions and prompts are showcased in order to illustrate the creative perspectives of different mixed-media artists. In the first section, introduce yourself to thirty spotlight artists, and witness self-portraits and self-reflections prompted by the author. A series of questions chosen to reveal more about these artists' creative experiences guides the second section. Artists respond with a variety of mixed-media techniques, tips, tool recommendations, projects, and more. Learn from a second group of mixed-media artists in the third section, as they engage with more questions and prompts, share inspired pieces, and suggest tips, tools, projects, and more mixed-media art techniques.
Folded Books and Paper Art
Transform ordinary paper into something extraordinary. Try the Easy Folded Projects to get started. Take it to the next level with Accordion Variations, and then challenge yourself with More Folding Adventures. We've included a paper primer, and no special skills are required for these fun folded projects. You'll find projects like folded fortunes, book page wreath, accordion graffiti journals, and ornament book sculptures.
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