The funky, colourful projects in Collage Unleashed encourage readers to turn off their inner critics and tap into a childlike sense of wonder and imagination. With projects from art books and fabric journals to mixed-media paintings this book: showcases three of the most popular trends in papercrafting - collage, altered fabric and journaling; features a wide range of techniques for crafters at every level, including crayon transfers, funky embroidery, freestyle hand lettering and creative bookbinding; and, combines paper, fabric, beads, dyes, paints and more in unexpected ways. Everyone from collage artists and book-making enthusiasts to paper crafters will want to out this title at the top of their personal wish list.
A popular art retreat workshop teacher, Traci Bautista is the owner of treiCDesigns and the creative force behind an eclectic line of hand-painted papers, custom invitations and art kits. She lives in Fremont, California.