You'll start by transferring a photo onto either a small canvas, a square piece of plywood, or a piece of fabric. Then, you'll add some colorful papers, whimsical clip art, charms, embossed metal, assorted ephemera, and maybe some poetic text. Your new embellished portrait will say more than a thousand words.
COLLAGE - [kuh-lahzh)
A composition made by combining on a flat surface various materials such as newspaper, wallpaper, printed text and illustrations, photographs, and cloth.
DECOPAUGE - [dey-koo-pahzh]
A technique of decoration in which letters or images are cut out of paper or some such material and then pasted onto a surface.
DIORAMA - [dahy-uh-rah-muh]
A three dimensional scene composed of a backdrop and figures.
ASSEMBLAGE - [uh-sem-blij]
A 3 dimensional composition made of various materials such as found objects, paper, wood, and cloth.
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