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Art Supplies: Collage
Art Supplies: Artist's Tape

 Low tack paper tape.

 Leaves no residue when peeled, and doesn’t tear the paper it’s attached to.

 Has an opaque, white color.

 Really good for taping down the borders of your paper.

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Art Supplies: Bone Folder

 Creates very crisp, clean folds.

 Excellent for book binding, handmade zines, etc.

 Lasts forever.

 Great for making an even surface when gluing surfaces.

Coptic Bookbinding
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Art Supplies: Bookbinding Cloth

 Has a slight texture.

 Comes in a range of colors.

 Very durable, lasts much longer than a book covered with paper.

 Great for book binding.

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Coptic Bookbinding
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Art Supplies: Citrasolv

 A household cleaner and degreaser.

 Use to transfer images from paper onto other surfaces.

 Creates transferred images that look faded and historical.

 Excellent for achieving cohesion between collaged images.

  Make sure to use citrasolv in a well venitilated area!

Art Supplies: Drafting Tape

  Is not very sticky.

  Can be placed on your artwork, but lifts off without tearing your artwork.

  Great for sticking an artwork to your drawing board.

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Art Supplies: Gluestick

  Excellent for collage projects.

  Not strong enough for thicker supplies like wood or 30 ply chipboard

  Comes in small and large sizes.

  Affordable and portable.

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NYT Paper Trail Collages
Painted Paper Collage

Art Supplies: Magazines

  Collect brochures and flyers from museums.

  Search for interesting textures, colors, and landscapes.

  Hunt for imagery that would be good backgrounds in addition to figurative subjects.

Visual Journaling
NYT Paper Trail Collages
Painted Paper Collage

Art Supplies: Mod Podge

  Can be used as an adhesive, comes in many different versions.

  Terrific for sealing a collage once finished.

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Art Supplies: PVA Glue

  Archival glue.

  Excellent for book binding and collage projects.

  Dries clear, is white when wet.

  Most effective when painted on thinly with a glue brush.


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Art Supplies: X-Acto Knife

  Terrific for cutting shapes in the middle of a page.

  Capable of creating very small, precise cuts.

  Great for cutting out shapes that are irregular.

  Wear a kevlar glove for protection.

Visual Journaling
NYT Paper Trail Collages
Painted Paper Collage

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