Art Class Mixed Media

$30.00 by Bookoo Fan 8825 in Atascocita, Jun 09
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APC Art Outreach Class
Saturday June 2
9:30-3:00 @ APC
Atascocita Presbyterian Church
19426 Atasca Oaks
Atascocita, Texas 77346
Contact Kathy Gava or
Nancy Tribolet
The next class in our series will be Mixed Media Collage. Fee will provide the bulk of supplies needed. A short supply list will be emailed prior to class time. We will take an optional hour for lunch at 11:30.
ALL skill sets are welcome. If Collage is new to you, DO NOT FEAR! We promise it will be painless. Come “Play” with us and bring your friends. Your imagination is your limit. If you think you lack imagination, you will find inspiration just being with others experimenting in their own ways.
Collage is a technique of an art production, primarily used in the visual arts, where the artwork is made from an assemblage of different forms, thus creating a new whole. (Wikipedia)
A Collage may sometimes include magazine and newspaper clippings, ribbons, paint, bits of colored or handmade papers, portions of other artwork or texts, photographs and other found objects “glued” to a piece of paper or canvas or other surface.
Types of Collage Art and its Pioneer Artists: As such, Collage was popular among artists belonging to movements like Surrealism, Dada, and Nouveau Realisme – in fact, legends like Jean Dubeffet, Kurt Schwitters, Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, and Man Ray are among those who helped form the very definition of the medium with their influential artworks. Let us not forget the contributions of Henri Matisse, whose Collages are still very popular. The wide use of Collage also inspired the birth of Cubomania, a Surrealist method whereby an image is cut into squares, which are then reassembled automatically or at random. Aside from Cubomania, the technique evolved into other categories as well, including decoupage, collage in painting and on wood, photo collage and most recently, digital collage.
Atascocita Presbyterian Church Art Outreach
June 23, 2018 9:30-3:30 Church Campus Fellowship Hall
Facilitator: Kathy Gava 713-591-5323 (Txt & VM)
Most of your supplies will be provided for this class; however, there are a few things you NEED TO BRING: Box of Freezer Wrap, Box of Wax Paper , 2 to 4 Gallon Size “Baggies”, Scissors, Ruler, Roll of Paper Towels, Note Pad or Spiral, Pen or Pencil & Open Imagination.

Things to bring IF you already have them on hand:
Acrylic Paints (can be left over wall paint or craft paints just as long as they are acrylic), Artist Brushes, Apron or “paint” shirt, Spray Bottle, Photo copies of pictures, fabrics, Decorative Rubber Stamps, Decorative Stencils, Music books or sheets, Found Objects – rusted tin, bolts, etc.; string; postage stamps; foreign coins; photo copy of passport stamps; dried flowers; tree bark; fern leaves, etc.
Papers – newspaper; foreign newspaper; corrugated box pieces; old letters; book pages; tissue paper; poetry, etc.

This class is a compression of what is usually taught in 5 classes of same length so there are a few places you can research on the internet to see examples of mixed media collage if you are not already familiar with the art form.

Check out this web site for examples of this art expression:
SLMM Society of Layerist in Multi-Media!



Non Representational
Your not going to like everything you do, just do it. You can use them for something else or you can put in art hospital. (Show my hospital)

Paper (watercolor)
Matte Boards
Objects (Books, furniture, forms,etc.)

Acrylic Paints
Brushes, sponges, spray bottles, rock salt, alcohol
Matte knife
Old Credit cards or hotel room cards
Rulers, Scissors, Compass, Angles, Templates

Sticks, colored pencils, charcoal, craypas, graphite
Rubbings, Rubber Stamps, Stencils, fern or other leaves
Acrylic Paints, Spray Varnish
Paper Towels, Wax Paper, Freezer Paper

Sketch Book

He who looks the most, paints the best. Looking stimulates the imagination. Observe your surroundings always.

PAINT PAPER (About an hour)

READY YOUR SURFACE (Demo some different ones)


Around 3 we’ll stop and have a short critique

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