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123 I Can Collage!

4.13  ·  Rating details ·  8 ratings  ·  4 reviews
This book in the Starting Art series provides an introduction to all the materials kids need to collage. They'll learn collage techniques, such as cut-paper and torn-paper, decoupages, found objects, patterns and weaving. The seven dazzling sea-creature projects include a flying fish, an octopus and a starfish family. Budding artists will proudly say, "I can collage!" ...more
Paperback, 24 pages
Published March 1st 2009 by Kids Can Press
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Feb 02, 2010 rated it it was amazing
What an equally fun and creative book! In this book of the Starting Art collections, kids will be inspired to create something unique on their own. The book explains different collage techniques including cut paper collage, torn paper collage, decoupage, patterns, weaving, and mixed media collages. It focuses on using those techniques to create different sea creatures including a flying fish, an awesome octopus, a whopper of a whale, and a cute crab! Given the step-by-step process of making diff ...more
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Nov 26, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: art
Kay give this book: 4.5 stars
Teton County Library location: J 702.812 Luxbacher

This is an outstanding book to help to foster a child's creativity. It has notes to parents and teachers which offers help in setting up positive collage experiences. I love that it focuses on the process of the creation, not the end product. It also states that mistakes are part of the process and can be a helpful aid to a new creative discovery.
Jun 07, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
From the "Starting Art" series by Irene Luxbacher. Very involved series, in spite of what the covers look like! ...more
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Jun 11, 2012 rated it it was amazing
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After graduating with a degree in Art History from Queen’s University, Irene studied Fine Art (specifically drawing and painting) at Emily Carr College of Art and Design.

Irene has a background in art education and has lead visual arts workshops for more than 17 years in Public schools in Toronto and at The Avenue Road Arts School. Both the Jumbo Books and the Starting Art Series have received muc

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