How toCollage Experiments: Alternate Adhesives
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What you’ll need
Elmer’s Glue
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Regular and/or Matte Modge Podge
Small Cups With Lids
1 per student
Cheap Brushes
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Assorted Collage Papers
1 per 1-2 students
Small Cups Or Caps You Have On Hand (Quick, Budget)
1 per 1-2 students
Glue Stick
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In our Collage Basics tutorial we used glue sticks. This tutorial introduces alternate adhesives.
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Elmer’s Glue All in small cups and cheap brushes is another good adhesive option for collage.
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Turn each piece over and paint glue on back around ALL edges of the shape. Press down everywhere.
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Modge Podge is another adhesive that some artists like to use as an overall finish coat.
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Modge Podge is best applied with a paint brush and goes on milky white.
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When dry it will be clear.
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Elmer’s Glue All can be used for this clear overall finish, too. It will be white while wet ...
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... and will also dry clear.
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One more idea: you can draw with Sharpies on top of collages, with or without the clear coating.
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