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Friday, July 1, 2011
The Painted Collage Workshop
collection of MOMA
The Painted Collage Workshop (Drawing North)All LevelsAmie OliverMany noted painters of the 20th century used collage to express their aesthetic ideals. Explore the creative possibilities of working with acrylic paint and mixed media / collage during this one and a half day workshop.
An album of artwork which employs these concepts and techniques can be viewed here.
MATERIALSLIST vine charcoal (a few sticks) black pastel (one stick) masking tape or blue painting tape utility or xacto knife and blades ruler sponge brushes several pointed and flat brushes beginner's acrylic paint set (primary colors, earth colors and black and white) acrylic medium paper adhesive (YES brand paste highly recommended) sketchbook 2-4 old drawings/works on paper you would like to recycle two sheets of large, hot press rag paper - minimum size 22"x30" charcoal pencils - hard and soft an old newspaper small jar of sand, ash or dirt (or other particulates) old towel or t-shirt for cleaning brushes paper towels matt knife spray bottle with a misting component (recycled from home is great) one 24" x 24" hard surface to collage on (plywood, mdf, birch and other panels are available at Lowe's precut to this size)
SUGGESTED (FUN BUT NOT REQUIRED) water-soluable colored pencils chalk pastels GESSO your art box and any other water based media you enjoy working with