Randel Plowman is the founder of the popular blog A Collage A Day (http://acollageaday.blogspot.com). His art has been exhibited in solo and juried exhibitions throughout the United States and abroad; cited in The New York Times and USA Today; featured in How Design, Artist Magazine and Somerset Studio; and graced the covers of numerous books.
"Plowman covers design basics, tools, and techniques before
inviting readers to make their own mixed-media found-object
artworks using 50 short exercises. Hundreds of examples of
inspiring collages are included . . . This book will help readers
see creative possibilities in mundane and unusual places."
--Library Journal Best Art Instruction Book of 2012: "Chock full
of vibrant examples of collage work, this book encourages readers
to experiment, explore, and establish a daily creative practice
using found materials. This book can inspire readers to see
possibilities in mundane and unusual places." --Library
"Cool prompts and wonderful images included on each page." --Craft Gossip "The Collage Workbook demonstrates the immense creativity and joy that embodies the world of collaging. It features 50 project prompts alongside breathtaking examples, excellent for any type of collagist with a thirst for inspiration. An image gallery is also provided, filled with engrossing imagery available for the creator to use as he or she wishes...The Collage Workbook is ideal for both the rookies and the pros of the medium...it is also ideal for people who are simply passionate about art and its many forms. It celebrates the bliss that these 'artifacts of time' deliver to us once they are assembled in our own matchless and individual way." --Crescendoh"Accessible and engaging...it will push your boundaries...you just may tap into a part of your brain that has been laying dormant." --Craft Test Dummies