Mixed media collage art is an introduction to the world of collage. This easy step-by-step guide will take you through the process of creating an art work. All the materials used are explained in conversational terms that anyone can understand.
You will be able to see each step in video format. The other information is explained with text, voice and photographs of artwork created in this manner. The course is structured in a series of easy to follow lessons. The whole course, if followed according to each step can take a minimum of three days. First, we create our own painted papers that have to dry overnight. Then we collage the papers and those have to dry overnight too. On the third day, we add details and embellishments. You can take as much time as you like for each step but drying time is needed in between steps.
This course is for anyone interested in creating artwork that is unique. Each piece created is different and totally personal.
A general explanation of the kinds of pencils, brushes, paint, and painting surfaces available and what you need.
A look at the different kinds of surfaces you can use to create your painting.
How to choose the paint you need.
Examples of the kinds of papers we will create.
A quick review of the first step towards collage.
Painting our first papers step by step.
A trick to taking the paper off the plastic once it is dry.
A text you can download so that you remember the steps.
The steps leading your first painting. First, creating mama, papa, baby shapes, second creating a composition and lastly creating the actual painting.
The transfer pen as a means of creating a photo transfer.
The first step with gel transfers done with gel.
Taking the paper off the gel sandwich is easy. Watch this video.
What you do if you end up with air bubbles on your painting.
More example of paintings done with collage and ideas for you to try.
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.