Collage for beginners -An abstract flower

A creative project anyone can make their own by choosing their own papers.
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  • Lectures 13
  • Length 40 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 12/2015 English

Course Description

Collage is a fun and easy. This course is for the new-to-collage and will teach you all about how to start a collage painting. Once you learn the basic steps, painting will be a joy. You can complete this course in an hour if you follow the step-by-step process. There are hints and pointers in every lesson. By the end of the series, you should be able to create collages all by yourself. These are the successful lessons that have been used for beginner students before. I have chosen my students' favorite lessons show you. Come and enjoy these lessons too.

This lesson is a semi-abstract flower that is a joy to create. You have the freedom to choose your own papers and follow along with me.

What are the requirements?

  • The students should be able to obtain the materials needed for the course

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Choose their own papers to create their own interpretation of my project
  • Learn how to choose painting surfaces for their project
  • Learn to take care of their brushes
  • Learn to tear paper
  • Learn to seal your painting
  • Learn to add different materials to a painting
  • Learn to alter your composition if you need to

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is for beginners or for people who want a refresher for collage
  • This course is for anyone who loves art
  • This course is for anyone who loves texture and colour
  • This course is not for people who love precise and exact work

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction to creating a flower in collage

A brief introduction to what you will need to create our new project - a semi-abstract flower.

5 questions

This is a pre-lesson quiz just for fun. Some points related to the lesson are in it.

Section 2: Extra information you may need

Choosing the right painting surface for you.


How to choose brushes when working with acrylic


Quick tip on washing brushes when working in acrylic

Section 3: The steps from drawing to finish

An extra lesson you may need with some tips.


This is the easiest step of all. A drawing with only a few lines.


The first step is to cover the background with wonderful papers, layering one over another.


Adding gold to the flower shapes is fun. Learn about how to get gold papers.


Just for fun, we will add string for a detail.


Change the flower again with a bit of paint.


Here is what you do when you change your mind regarding the composition.


Final details that make or break a painting. Here is an example.


A review of what we have learned.

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Instructor Biography

Doris Charest, Contemporary Fine Art Instructor

Mixed media and contemporary art are my specialty. I love color, texture and a more contemporary art. I am here to teach you to abandon yourself to exploration and experimental techniques. I have been published in Somerset Studio and Leisure Painter. I have been the recipient of the Sylvie Brabant award and received awards for my art work.

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