A technique of producing an artwork by gluing or fixing different, often found or discarded materials onto a 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional surface. The materials can include wrappers, cardboard, packaging, different papers and scraps of fabric, leaves, twigs and ribbons. The term collage comes from the French word 'coller' meaning to glue or stick. It is a two-dimensional technique (when three-dimensional, it is called assemblage), usually involving gluing down bits of paper, fabric or other material to create or add to an art work.

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