Claudine Hellmuth: Collage Textures & Techniques

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Video Length: 2 Hours



Nationally known collage artist, Claudine Hellmuth, brings her unique and whimsical artworks to a video workshop. 

Claudine's relaxed manner and easy going approach to collage shines through in this video -- you'll feel like you are taking one of her critically acclaimed workshops!

Learn Claudine's favorite image transfer methods and background techniques that are perfect for enhancing collages, scrapbook layouts, altered books and more! Claudine will show you how to turn photos of your family and friends into works of art!

Claudine shares tips to make each technique a surefire success! This video is organized so that you can jump back and forth from project to technique to ensure quick and easy learning. Before you know it, you'll be collaging like a pro!

 

PROJECTS:

  • Altered book collage
  • Cigar box assemblage with plexi glass cover

 

TECHNIQUES:

  • Peeled paper background
  • Peeling paint background
  • Textured paint background
  • Heat transfer
  • Caulking image transfer



VIDEO EXTRA: Textured Paint Background Technique

In this clip from her video workshop, Collage Textures & Techniques, mixed media artist Claudine Hellmuth demonstrates an easy technique for adding texture to collage backgrounds. Claudine manipulates white acrylic paint with an old credit card to create cracks and grooves on her paper then highlights the effect with a light coat of color. The acrylic paint remains flexible when dry, so this technique is perfect for altered books or other projects that might experience bending or repeated handling.



 

BONUS CLIP: Textured Paint Collage Background
In this clip from her video workshop, Collage Textures & Techniques, mixed media artist Claudine Hellmuth demonstrates an easy technique for adding texture to collage backgrounds. Claudine manipulates white acrylic paint with an old credit card to create cracks and grooves on her paper then highlights the effect with a light coat of color. The acrylic paint remains flexible when dry, so this technique is perfect for altered books or other projects that might experience bending or repeated handling.