Creating a Collage with a Theme
This is a class for those who have always been curious about collage and mixed media or for those who have experience but would like to work in a group situation exploring new materials and ideas. Everyone in this class after arriving at a primary collage image and accompanying story will sort through illustrated calendars, art books, magazines and sheet music, etc. (their own or use the instructors) to find supporting visual images for their themed collage. Balance and composition of the collage is discussed and explored as participants also find smaller imagery that will compliment the larger subject and enhance the collage story. The use of text and script is also introduced including how to trace and cut it out. Layering and gluing the collage imagery and text to either a canvas panel, cradle board or wood panel is demonstrated with the final embellishments from feathers to sequins added as the final collage layer. Material list available for those who want to purchase and use their own materials.