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VIDEO: How to Create Collage Texture with Gel or Paste

There are many ways to create texture for a collage. You can layer paper or cloth, use very thick paint, mix sand into your medium, embed objects, and the list goes on.

In today’s clip, however, Ann Baldwin will demonstrate how to use light molding paste or gel with an ordinary stencil to add a textured pattern to the surface of your collage. It’s a very simple process, and as you’ll see, very effective. Take a look:

You can also get Ann Baldwin’s full collage tutorial on DVD at Creative Catalyst.

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If you're looking for another way of adding texture to your collages and paintings, here's Ann Baldwin with some tips for using cheesecloth in your artwork. Take a look: You can also get Ann's full instructional DVD by visiting Creative Catalyst. . . read more

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