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VIDEO: How to Create Simple Background Texture for Collages or Paintings

There are a lot of ways to add texture to a painting or collage, but today’s video is probably the simplest, easiest explanation I’ve seen in a while.

Claudine Hellmuth uses very few materials and ends up with a nice texture that is both flexible (so you can use it in book-like applications) and visually appealing. Watch until the very end for a couple tips on value and composition as well:

You can find Claudine’s full tutorial on collage and texture at Creative Catalyst.

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