Exploring Collage Using Woven Paper
June 13 - 18, 2021
Hollie Chastain · holliechastain.com
Workshop at a glance
Learn different methods and applications of collage, such as paper weaving and embroidery, to explore substrates, materials, and adhesives that will be sure to add texture and shape to your finished compositions.
- Methods and applications of collage
- Explore substrates, adhesives and materials
- Incorporating paint, embroidery and other elements into collage
- Vellum, graphite paper, and other substrates
- Gel and adhesives
- Embellishment using paint and embroidery
- Completed collages and samples
- An exploration of methods and applications of collage
Hollie Chastain is an artist and illustrator living and working in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Using mainly paper, she combines found images with modern colors and compositions to create work full of originality and narrative. Chastain’s work has been exhibited internationally and is held in private collections around the world.
Students will discover different methods and applications of collage exploring substrates, materials, and adhesives. You will practice a paper weaving technique creating texture and shape to use as a major element in your finished mixed media composition. Class demonstrations and examples will cover incorporating paint, mark-making tools, and adding embroidery elements into your work. All materials will be provided, and participants will take home a completed piece and learn the skills and classroom experience to further explore mixed media. Open to all skill levels.
COURSE FEE: $600 · download the materials list
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