Learn to collage birds and flowers in mixed media. Create colorful petals and plumage with your own hand-painted collage papers.
Experiment with hand-painting, -staining, -stamping and -patterning paper through a multitude of techniques. Classroom lecture and demos will be presented for painting paper and collage application. Learn how to rip and glue and apply your papers in a painterly manner over the top of an acrylic underpainting.
Learn how to tear with and without white edges, how to keep your pieces perfectly flat without cockling, and how to vary your paper brush marks in size and shape. At the conclusion of this workshop, you will have the skills to create impressionistic, painterly collages from intital sketch to complete and ready to hang finished artwork!