Custom Art Answers the Age Old Question - "What to Give to the Person Who Has Everything?"

Collage artist Claudine Hellmuth combines a myriad of materials to create custom art for clients and retro creations for gifts, books and greetings.

Orlando, FL, August 10, 2007 --( Walk into the studio of Orlando collage artist, author and instructor, Claudine Hellmuth, on any given day and you might just hear unusual phrases like, “striped shirt or vintage floral dress,” floating in the air as she dresses her customers. They’re not in the studio with her – at least, not physically – they’re on paper, getting ready for their collage makeover.

Using a myriad of materials to create her in-demand, personalized collage sketches and canvases, Hellmuth incorporates vintage fabrics, retro images, and of course, personal photos from her customers – everything from couples to families, and even pets. And with Hellmuth’s signature pen and ink details, her collage art continues to be a favorite, personalized go-to gift for the holidays, birthdays, weddings and anniversaries among online shoppers and celebrities.

A bit of a celebrity herself, Hellmuth has appeared on several HGTV programs, has produced her own set of how-to collage videos, and authored several collage and craft books. In addition, Hellmuth travels across the United States, Canada and Europe, teaching collage and craft seminars.

Hellmuth’s original Poppet® Sketches begin at just $75 making them an affordable way to give a unique, personalized piece of art to friends and family. Her art can also be found on greeting cards, gifts and scrapbook supplies in stores.

Visit Claudine Hellmuth online to commission an original sketch or canvas or to purchase her books, videos and gifts at

Claudine Hellmuth