Friday, July 1, 2011

The Painted Collage Workshop

"Three Musicians"
Pablo Picasso
collection of MOMA

The Painted Collage Workshop
(Drawing North)
All Levels Amie Oliver Many 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.

vine charcoal (a few sticks)
black pastel (one stick)
masking tape or blue painting tape
utility or xacto knife and blades
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)
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)

water-soluable colored pencils
chalk pastels
your art box and any other water based media you enjoy working with

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