Possibilities with Paper

2 New Collage Workshops at the Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark, NJ

With Nancy Egol Nikkal

FULL DAY WORKSHOP: Sunday, August 7, 2011, 10:00-4:00

FULL DAY WORKSHOP: Sunday, October 30, 2011, 10:00-4:00

Fee each workshop: $81 Members, $90 Non-member, Materials fee: $10 All Levels

Call: 973 596 6607973 596 6607. Register online

Workshops include demonstration and discussion of basic paper media, and new ways to work in collage. What can you do with your media? What can you do if you want to go beyond 2D collage? How will it look? What is your substrate? What are the boundaries? What are the possibilities?

Each workshop includes tips and techniques, focus on elements of design, exploring edges, repetition and pattern, exploring theme and variation.

Each workshop includes a HANDS-ON demonstration:

How to build surfaces and layer media.

How to laminate fabric to paper, paper to paper, etc.

How to modify surfaces with sanding, scrubbing, etc.

How to explore interior space and edges

How to repurpose, reproduce and recycle media.

How to make it personal – add color and texture with water-based paints, pencils, marker pens, crayons and pastels.

RECOMMENDED MATERIALS LIST

• smock or apron to protect clothing, paper towels

• waxy disposable 9×12 inch or 11×14 inche paper palette

• acrylic paint: red, blue, yellow, black, white, yellow ocher and paint brushes

• Caran D’Ache watercolor crayons

• pencil, marker pens, crayons, pastels if you want to work with them

• thin, medium and heavy weight drawing papers

• personal papers (notes, letters, tickets), fabric, ribbons, lace, wood, ephemera.

Instructor Will Provide:

Various glues, paste, acrylic paints, tools, brushes, palette knives, brayers, fabric, zippers and papers.

This is a workshop to explore different techniques. There may be time to create a sample collage.

Instructor will provide printed information about possibilities with collage media, tools, techniques, resources, websites, etc.

Email Nancy Egol Nikkal with any questions.

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