Resources

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ARTIST RESOURCES

The primary focus of this list is on resources of use to collage artists, however these links may also serve as a valuable resource for other mixed media artists, including those who create decoupage, assemblage, scrapbooks, & altered art. Please contact us if you have any suggestions for additions to this list.

Collage Supplies

Name: PaperStreet Supplies
Description: You are here :) PaperStreet carries an extensive collection of over 700 printable collage pages, all available for immediate download as both JPG and PDF files.
Addy: http://collagesheets.paperstreetsupplies.com

Name: Piddix
Description: A reputable supplier of quality royalty free collage pages. If you can’t find what you’re looking for here on PaperStreet, give Piddix a try.
Addy: http://www.instantcollagesheets.com/

Name: Graphic 45
Description: Extensive collection of unique scrapbooking paper designs, suitable for collage arts.
Addy: http://www.g45papers.com/

Name: Collage PDX
Description: Creative classes & supplies for artists of all ages (2 locations in Portland, Oregon).
Addy: http://www.collagepdx.com/

Name: AlphaStamps
Description: A variety of collage supplies including adhesives, boxes, embossed die cut paper scraps, collage sheets, art trading card supplies, stamps, stickers, inks and more.
Addy: http://www.alphastamps.com/collageitems.html

Name: Talbot Arts
Description: Traditional collaging supplies from collage artist Jonathon Talbot including tacking irons, release paper, image transfer paper, and tape.
Addy: http://www.talbot1.com/collage_supplies/

Name: Afresh Studio
Description: Afresh Studio have pleasure in offering quality vintage images, digital art and graphics as instant downloads for print or redesign.  Created for artists, crafters, cardmakers, scrapbookers, hobbyists and designers. For personal and commercial use, all of our images are high resolution, 300ppi in JPG and PNG formats.
Addy: http://afreshstudio.com/

Name: Scrap Lovers
Description
: Scrapbook supply house with over 5000 items available for scrapbooking, altered art, collage, & mixed media.
Addy: http://store.scraplovers.com/

Name: Dover Publications
Description
: Dover Publications carries a large selection of electronic clip art & royalty free images on CD-ROM.
Addy
: http://store.doverpublications.com/

Name: Dick Blick
Description
: Dick Blick has been supplying the art world with supplies since the early 1900s. They carry numerous collaging items including adhesives, boards, boxes, papers, brayers, rollers, books, videos and more.
Addy
: http://www.dickblick.com/categories/collage/

Groups & Organizations

Name: Collage Artists of America
Description
: Originally known as California Collagists, Collage Artists of America was founded in 1988 by nine Los Angeles-area women proficient in a variety of media who sought to expand their creativity to encompass collage and assemblage. Two years later the current name of the organization was adopted and membership has grown across the United States. Many members are or have been instructors at all levels of education and exhibit widely both nationally and internationally.
Addy
: http://www.collageartists.org/

Name: National Collage Society
Description
: The goal of the National Collage Society is to foster the appreciation and interest in the recognized medium of collage. Collage has only been identified and defined during the twentieth century. The NCS advances the stature of collage as a major art medium and assists in the public education through exhibits and workshops, lectures and publications.
Addy
: http://www.nationalcollage.com/

Name: Mixed Media Collage Artists
Description
: A group of artists brought together to share their collective knowledge, exchange ideas and techniques, as well as mentor to each other.
Addy
: http://www.mixedmediacollageartists.com/

Name: The International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction
Description
: Dedicated to the collection, study and exhibition of collage, assemblage, construction, montage, photo-montage, digital collage, concrete poetry, collage poetry, film, sound collage, and other constructive arts.
Addy
: http://collagemuseum.com/

Name: The International Society of Assemblage and Collage Artists
Description
: Social network for the artists involved with the International Museum of Collage, Assemblage and Construction – discussion, publications & exhibitions.
Addy
: http://collagesociety.ning.com/

Name: COLLAGE, The Art for Cancer Network
Description
: The Art for Cancer Network is dedicated to providing innovative art programs for people living with cancer. COLLAGE is inspired by a belief in the power of art and creativity to transform lives.
Addy
: http://www.collageartforcancer.org/

Name: sister-i
Description
: “The sister-i website is a special place for women to embrace their creativity. Explore the many expressions of your creative self and experience the power of a community that fosters and celebrates the creative spirit of women.”
Addy
: http://www.sisteri.com/

Tutorials & Information

Name: Copyright for Collage Artists
Description
: Mixed media artist Sarah Ovenall breaks down US copyright laws as they apply to the art of collage, dispelling myths, rumors and common misconceptions along the way.
Addy
: http://www.funnystrange.com/copyright/index.html

Name: This To That
Description
: Glue advice. “Because people have a need to glue things to other things.” This handy online utility can help you figure out how to glue paper to glass, leather to styrofoam, and everything in between!
Addy
: http://www.thistothat.com/

Name: Creative Collage
Description
: Kelly Angard shares some of her own techniques for mixed media, scrapbooking and collaging.
Addy
: http://www.kellyangard.net/

Name: Lara Berch – Collage Tutorial
Description
: Artist Lara Berch shares her collage tips & tricks in this online tutorial.
Addy
: http://www.laraberch.com/collages.php

Name: Writing With Images
Description
: Informative e-text from the University of Washington that discusses the uses of literary devices in visual media.
Addy
: http://courses.washington.edu/hypertxt/cgi-bin/book/tablesall.html

Name: Art Junk Girl’s Collage Un-Tutorial
Description
: Mini-tutorial on making 1″ squares and collages.
Addy
: http://artjunk.typepad.com/art_junk/2007/04/the_collage_squ.html

Name: Collage Art
Description
: “Dedicated to the art of collage.”
Addy
: http://www.collageart.org/

Name: Live Studio, A Lesson In Collage
Description
: Artist Joanna Grant shares the history of collage as well as some basic techniques & supplies for creating collages.
Addy
: http://www.ebsqart.com/ArtMagazine/za_370.htm

Name: How To Collage In Your Personal Art Journal
Description
: Artist Aisling D’Art shares tips & tricks for embellishing an art journal with collage techniques.
Addy
: http://www.aisling.net/library/journaling/AJ2basics.htm

Name: Collage Crafts For Kids – Projects & Activities
Description
: A large collection of projects & activities designed to introduce children to collage.
Addy
: http://www.artistshelpingchildren.org/collagesartscraftsideasprojectskids.html

Name: Collage College
Description
: Collage College is an on-line resource guide for collage and mixed media artists created by collage artist Joel Sampson. Topics include collage and mixed media technique, copyright, sources of public domain images, collage materials, links and more.
Addy
: http://www.collagecollege.com/

Name: B-Muse
Description
: An extensive collection of collage tutorials, techniques, and projects.
Addy
: http://b-muse.com/Collage-Techniques-Dir.HTM

Name: Online Videos – Collage Techniques (YouTube)
Description
: Search YouTube for tons of great video tutorials on collage, mixed media, altered art and more.
Addy
: http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=collage+techniques&aq=f

Name: How To Create A Quick & Easy Collage In Photoshop
Description
: This online tutorial will teach you the basic skills required to create simple digital collages using Adobe Photoshop.
Addy
: http://www.creativepro.com/article/photoshop-how-to-quick-and-easy-collages-

Name: Abstract Collaging Techniques by smashmethod
Description
: Download this free 30 minute video Photoshop abstract collage tutorial.
Addy
: http://smashmethod.deviantart.com/art/Abstract-Collaging-Techniques-35756879

Software & Etcetera

Name: Paint.NET
Description
: A freeware Photoshop alternative. “Paint.NET is free image and photo editing software for computers that run Windows. It  features an intuitive and innovative user interface with support for layers, unlimited undo, special effects, and a wide variety of useful and powerful tools. An active and growing online community provides friendly help, tutorials, and plugins.”
Addy
: http://www.getpaint.net/

Name: Shape Collage
Description
: “Free automatic photo collage maker. Make picture collages in less than a minute with just a few mouse clicks.” I don’t usually pay much mind to collage software, but this thing has some pretty neat features.
Addy
: http://www.shapecollage.com/

Name: Wondershare Photo Collage Software
Description
:Wondershare Photo Collage Studio is a digital photo collage utility that turns your photos into collage magic. ” Free Trial version available for download.
Addy
: http://www.photo-collage-software.com/

Name: National Gallery of Art – Kid’s Zone
Description
: All sorts of great projects, activities, and some really nifty online tools/toys to introduce children to creating artistically.
Addy
: http://www.nga.gov/kids/kids.htm

Name: Scrapblog – Online Scrapbooks
Description
: “With Scrapblog, your photos and videos become the stars of all the stories you want to tell: the great vacation you just took, your kids’ most excellent adventures, your best friend’s wedding, or just a day in the park with family. And we know that not everybody’s a computer whiz or a design star, so we made it super easy to use. Drag and drop to create, share with one click – you get the picture.”
Addy
: http://www.scrapblog.com/

Collage Artists & Collage Blogs

Name: David Shot
Description
: David Shot is a graphic designer, web developer, musician & collage artist from Barcelona.
Addy
: http://novacreativa.net

Name: Kohlage
Description
: Kohlage is a site dedicated to the expressive art form of collage. It is a place where artists can go to showcase their works and/or find inspiration in the work of others.
Addy
: http://www.kohlage.com

Name: Able Parris
Description
: “Able Parris is a hard-working collage artist, designer, and lover of type married to photographer, Julia Parris.
Addy
: http://ableparris.com/

Name: Greg Hanson
Description
: Collage artist from Portland, Oregon.
Addy
: http://garyreef.ning.com/profile/GregHanson

Name: Kenneth Rougeau
Description
: Digital collage artist & founder of PaperStreet Supplies.
Addy
: http://krougeau.artfire.com
See Also: http://kennethrougeau.com

Name: Edvard Derkert
Description
: Dad.a – A Site For Sore Eyes
Addy
: http://www.dad.a.se/eyesite/mainpage.html

Name: Scrappy Links
Description
: An eclectic collection of articles & information for artists and crafters.
Addy
: http://candyscraps.typepad.com/scrappylinks/

Name: Tracy Jager
Description
: collage artist.
Addy
: http://www.etsy.com/shop/livingferal

Name: Peter Lewis
Description
: collage artist.
Addy
: http://www.warpart.co.nz/

Name: Rebekah Hodous
Description
: bead artist, fiber collage, paper collage.
Addy
: http://www.hodous.com/

Name: Jillian Schneider, aka Bohemiart
Description
: collage artist.
Addy
: http://bohemiart.typepad.com

Name: Steve Smith
Description
: Collage artist, “Agent of Chaos”,  & coordinator of the ArtCrimes art & poetry magazine, Cleveland, Ohio.
Addy
: http://www.agentofchaos.com

Name: Beth Westra
Description
: “Beth Westra is a collage artist who uses decorative papers from around the world to create fanciful still lifes and landscapes.”
Addy
: http://www.bethwestra.com/

Name: Cristina Clarimon
Description
: “Cristina Clarimon was born and raised in Madrid, Spain. Having been away for too long, the memory of her previous life is slowly abandoning her. In her artwork she freezes in time small bits and pieces of the unraveling memories. They speak of disappointments, distance and time. Layered recollections that blend into each other in a sea of faces, voices, ghosts…”
Addy
: http://www.cristinaclarimonartgallery.com/

Name: Lewis A.Minor
Description
: “I’ve been doodling ever since I was old enough to hold a crayon. When I discovered what I could do with a mouse a few years back, it opened the gates to my rather off-kilter imagination.”
Addy
: http://www.etsy.com/shop/Lewiesplayhouse

Name: Jonathon Baker
Description
: Collage & montage art.
Addy
: http://www.jonathonbaker.com/

Name: John Talbot
Description
: Collage artist & maintainer of collageart.org
Addy
: http://www.talbot1.com/

Name: Collagist
Description
: Professor of Psychology at Utica College and an avid collage artist.
Addy
: http://monkeybrain-collagist.blogspot.com/

Name: Chris J. Lange
Description
: Collage artist who creates, among other things, collage portraits of Nintendo game characters such as Mario, Luigi, Princess Toadstool, Wario, Bowser & Toad.
Addy
: http://www.chrisjlange.com/art.html

Name: Laura Breitman
Description
: Mixed media collage, fabric & paper.
Addy
: http://www.laurabreitman.net/

Name: Cathy Horner
Description
: Mixed media artist
Addy
: http://www.cathyhorner.com/

Name: Jess Collins
Description
: Collage artist & father of Pop art.
Addy
: http://articles.sfgate.com/2004-01-07/bay-area/17410035_1_mr-collins-fine-arts-museums-collages

Name: Are Mokkelbost
Description
: mixed media artist
Addy
: http://www.b-o-r-g.org/

Name: Peggy Wolf
Description
: mixed media collage artist
Addy
: http://www.etsy.com/shop/PeggyWolfDesign

Name: Eva Isaksen
Description
: printmaker and collage artist
Addy
: http://www.evaisaksen.com/

Name: Eileeb Downes
Description
: “The artist who “paints” with bits of torn paper instead of paint for a palette.”
Addy
: http://www.californiacpa.com/

Name: Ray Yoshida
Description
: Collage Artist, Painter and Teacher
Addy
: http://www.adambaumgoldgallery.com/Ray_Yoshida/yoshida.htm

Name: Carolyn Quan
Description
: Fine art photo collages.
Addy
: http://www.carolynquan.com/gallery.2010/10.opening.frameset.html

Name: Michele Maule
Description
: Mixed media artist from Portland, Oregon.
Addy: http://www.how2drawacupofcoffee.blogspot.com/

Name: Joel Sampson
Description
: digital imaging, collage and mixed media
Addy
: http://www.joelsampson.com/

Name: Robin Ann Cooper
Description
: Painted canvas collages.
Addy
: http://www.robinannecooper.com/index.html

Name: Claudine Hellmuth
Description
: Collage artist popularized by The Martha Stewart Show.
Addy
: http://www.claudinehellmuth.com/

Name: Benjamin L. Frey
Description
: Mixed media collages.
Addy
: http://www.benjaminfrey.com/

Name: Lynn Mori
Description
: Collage artist.
Addy: http://www.found-days.blogspot.com

Name: Briony Morrow-Cribbs
Description
: Mixed media artist.
Addy
: http://www.brionymorrow-cribbs.com/

Name: Suzanna Scott
Description
: Mixed media assemblage & collage artist.
Addy: http://sushipot.blogspot.com/

Name: Phyllis Aliber
Description
: “Blank space attracts me. As both a writer and artist I approach it without an outline, without preconceived notions of where I’ll go, or how I’ll get there. I let intuition and the joy of expression guide me. Often my pieces suggest their own ending. Most have no realism about them. Rather they are internalized, abstract expressions whose origins I do not pretend to understand.”
Addy
: http://www.psaliber.com/

Name: Vivienne D. Strauss
Description
: Mixed media artist.
Addy: http://vivienneart.blogspot.com/

Name: Megan Coyle
Description
: “Megan Coyle is a collage artist who currently resides in the Washington, D.C. area. She takes common, everyday magazines and turns them into works of art. Her subject matter ranges from portraiture to landscapes.”
Addy
: http://www.mcoyle.com/

Name: Judy Wilkenfeld
Description
: mixed media
Addy
: http://www.redvelvetcreations.blogspot.com/

Name: Ginger Mayerson
Description
: collage artist
Addy
: http://www.collage.gingermayerson.com/

Name: Sherri Carroll
Description
: collage artist
Addy
: http://www.etsy.com/shop/sparklepants

Name: Daily Collage Project
Description
: One artists conceptual project, the goal of which is to create a new piece of collage artwork every single day.
Addy
: http://dailycollageproject.blogspot.com/

Name: Apostolos
Description
: Mixed media collage artist known as Apostolos.
Addy: http://www.apostolos.nl/

Name: StoriesDivinations
Description
: Collage artist.
Addy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/StoriesDivinations

Name: Gayle Gerson
Description
: Mixed media artist.
Addy: http://gaylegerson.com/

Name: Bruce Helender
Description
: Mixed media artist.
Addy: http://www.brucehelander.com/

Name: Nancy Egol Nikkal
Description
: Mixed media artist.
Addy: http://www.nikkal.com/index.html

Name: Felicia Piacentino
Description
: “Catwalk Paper Works is a one-woman, two-cat, art-making machine situated in the beautiful Berkshires in Massachusetts. When I am not making collages, I make a living as a freelance copyeditor. You can see my love for words, text, and typography in my work. I collect vintage books, playing cards, stamps, sewing patterns, and old magazines. I love thrift stores and tag sales, and I shop on Etsy every day! It’s an addiction, really. All of my collages are original and one of a kind. They are carefully created using genuine vintage sources and paper from everyday life. If you have something special in mind, please let me know and I’d be happy to make it for you. “
Addy: http://www.etsy.com/shop/catwalk

Name: Susan Gertz
Description
: Collage artist.
Addy: http://www.segertzcollage.com/gallery/

Name: Milliande
Description
: “Milliande  is a self taught artist who enjoys exploring the visual nature of being.”
Addy: http://www.milliande.com/

Name: NotPaper
Description
: “My name is Aprile Elcich, and I’m a collage artist. My goal is to feature every single collage artist (that exists!) here on Notpaper. It’s nearly impossible, since they seem to be sprouting up all the time, but I am up for the challenge!”
Addy
: http://www.notpaper.net/

Name: Collage Clearinghouse
Description
: “A place to find all kinds of information about collage.”
Addy
: http://collageclearinghouse.blogspot.com/

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