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Collage and Paper Making Workshop (Ages 16+)

Alliance for the Arts - Shirley W. Blake

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - Friday, February 10, 2017
Shirley W. Blake 10091 McGregor Blvd. Ft. MyersFL  33919
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 - Friday, February 10, 2017
Shirley W. Blake 10091 McGregor Blvd. Ft. MyersFL  33919

What's Included

In this workshop students will make and use various handmade papers with a variety of materials, mixed media, and acrylic paints. Each session (morning and afternoon) will be on different collage methods and techniques. The instructor will give step by step demonstrations with guidance on combinations for maximum impact in your collage. Individual help and critique is a part of each day. Collage is an ancient art enjoying resurgence in the fine art arena. Join Shirley for an adventure into the limitless expression possible using mixed media as your base. This opportunity for creative work is non-intimidating and expansive for all levels of artists. $20 supply fee to be paid directly to the instructor. Supplies: In addition to the $20 supply fee • Support board or paper to adhere the collage (stretched canvas, mat board, watercolor paper, illustration board – your choice) o (at least) two16x20 pieces per day • Acrylic paints in a variety of colors and the primaries of yellow, red, blue, black, and white • Synthetic brushes with at least one that can be used for gluing • Small spray bottle • Sketch pad (at least 9x12) • Ruler, pencil, eraser, and small pencil sharpener • Palette (any kind including wax paper) • Matte medium • Paste or Elmer’s glue • Scissors, crayons, markers, rubber stamps or other fun tools to make marks • Water container, paper towels, wax paper, saran wrap, rolling pin (or something to smooth out papers) • References you find interesting for collage possibilities (papers, magazines, scrapbooks, etc.) • Email question to shirleyblake239@gmail.com

About This Organizer


The Alliance for the Arts is the officially designated Arts organization for Lee County charged with the mission to “facilitate and nurture the creation, development, promotion and education of arts and culture in Lee County”. 

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  • Alliance for the Arts

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Shirley W. Blake 10091 McGregor Blvd. Ft. MyersFL  33919
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