Let’s get this collage paper party started! Go-to techniques to create bright, bold, luscious collage paper — PERFECT for art journals, mixed media collage, decoupage paper, and other projects. We’ll start with mark making using oil pastels and stamping found items into acrylic paint. I’ll show you tricks for using the right colors to create contrast and avoid muddy colors. We’ll use spray inks and acrylic paint stencils, rubbing plates and stamps to create resists. But we’re not done yet! We’ll also use the gelli plate to create textures and patterns! I’ll show you my favorite: the paint pen! We’ll focus on process and learn a ton of techniques but we’ll also have time to play with our collage paper in art journals!
Class size 12
Level Novice and above
Student Supply List
Basic kit: glue stick, scissors, and art journal of your choice (I recommend the Strathmore or Canson brand with mixed media weight paper). Optional: any items you like to work with (specific colors of paint, spray inks, stamps, collage paper, ephemera, stencils, etc.), but I will have plenty to share!
- Tuition $150
- Materials Fee $20
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Cancellations by Shake Rag Alley
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> If a class does not meet a minimum number of students, it may be cancelled. A decision to cancel a class due to under enrollment will be made on the day following the published registration deadline.
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