Collage Class—Song Birds

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Collage Class—Song Birds
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Collage Class—Song Birds says
Join Elizabeth St. Hilaire for a mini collage class. For this class we will be focusing on a 6x6 collage of a simple song bird. Please bring a reference photo (print out) of a small and colorful bird that you would like to create. Elizabeth will teach you how to transfer your reference photo, how to paint in your basic under-painting, and how to apply collage. Elizabeth will teach the basics of her collage process through demonstration and hands-on guidance.

$35 Class Fee
Call Sam Flax to Reserve your spot now!

SUPPLIES:
•COLORFUL PAPER, If you have created your own collage papers through the Painted Paper Workshop or your own.

•VARIETY OF PAPERS, scrap book papers, sheet music, maps, wallpaper, hand written notes, old book pages, personal ephemera, etc.

•DECORATIVE PAPERS, with fiber, embossing, metallic patterning, iridescent patterning. See the luxurious selection at Sam Flax.


.•CANVAS PANELS: economy surface for support. This is mat board covered with pre-primed canvas, NOT stretched canvas. 6x6 or similar small size.

•ACRYLIC PAINTS for under-painting on panel.
You can use any acrylic paint you have on hand.

•FILBERT STYLE PAINT BRUSHES (half inch - one inch) for under-painting and applying glue.

•LIQUITEX GLOSS GEL MEDIUM, this is the collage glue.

•WATER VESSEL

•REFERENCE PHOTO PRINT OUT for the subject you intend to collage, as close to actual size as possible.

OPTIONAL:
•*WOOD PANELS: This is a more expensive option than canvas panel but will not warp. Please purchase pre-gessoed panels.

(NO MAGAZINES or shiny coated printed papers)
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By: Sam Flax of Orlando