Calling All Artists

Calling All Artists

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Cloth Paper Scissors is another one of those free magazines available in the Whatcom Library digital collection and it’s quickly become one of my favorites.  With tons of ideas on creating found object art and mixed media art, it even gives instructions on making your own art supplies.  How crafty!

Aug 2016, Featuring Homemade Dyes and Dying Techniques

Highlights:

  • Twinkling watercolor techniques
  • Shibori dye-making and how to make a Shibori American flag
  • Making dyes from rust and leaves

Jun 2016, Pigments, Paper, Charcoal, Mosaics, and Wood Burnishing

Highlights:

  • Using pigment markers to do portraits
  • Paper coiling techniques
  • How to create your own charcoal sticks from nature
  • Mixed-media mosaics
  • Wood burnished art techniques

Apr 2016, Acrylic Techniques, Metalsmithing, Maps, and Selfies

Highlights:

  • Techniques with acrylic painting
  • Metalsmithing with spoons
  • Maps
  • Mixed media selfies

Feb 2016, Acrylic as Wax, Encaustics, Paste Papers, and Paper Collages

Highlights:

  • Oil pastels
  • Acrylic as wax
  • Encaustic collages with spray paint
  • Paste papers
  • Using printed papers in collage

Dec 2015, Colors, Foam Prints, Paper Clay, and Book-Making

Highlights:

  • Making art with color variations (tone on tone)
  • Foam printing
  • Creating with paper clay
  • Making books for the holidays

Oct 2015, Watercolors, Fabric, Lettering, and Cloth Flowers

Highlights:

  • Concentrated watercolors
  • Making collages with fabric
  • Lettering
  • Paper cloth blossoms

Aug 2015, Doodling, Stitching, Tea Bag Printing, Embossed Metal, and Map-Making

Highlights:

  • Doodling and collages
  • Stitching fabric as art
  • Printing with tea bags
  • Embellishing with embossed metal
  • Mixed-media maps and personal geographies
  • Watercolor wildlife

Jun 2015, Ink Painting, Pendants, and Paper Clothes

Highlights:

  • Painting with ink and water
  • Mixed media pendants
  • Paper clothes

Apr 2015, Lettering, Light Bulb Links, Souvenir Photos, and Chigiri-e

Highlights:

  • Letters and monograms
  • Light bulb links
  • Cartes de visites
  • Mixed-media self-portraits
  • Chigiri-e

Feb 2015, Ink Watercolor, Patchwork, Clay and Metal, and Art from Salvage

Highlights:

  • Ink watercolor
  • Raw-edge fabric patchwork
  • Distracted embroidery
  • Polymer clay and metal jewelry
  • Art from salvaged materials

 

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