Build a textured canvas base with layers of handmade lace papers, tulle, and textured mulberry. Play with painted backgrounds fast free spilling words, thoughts and ideas. Learn to incorporate your handwriting as drawing. The line functions as composition in these hidden layers of abstract storytelling. Explore Typography. Letterforms, Symbols. Graffiti lettering. Freestyle calligraphy. Inspired by the juxtaposition of colorful urban graffiti walls and freestyle calligraphy you will unleash your creative ideas as you work fast to create multiple layered visual wall journals.
Supply List: Favorite heavy bodied, fluid and ink acrylic colors Golden Molding Paste (16oz.) Gesso 1 sheet - 22x33 140 lb. hot press (smooth) cut down to 15.5x22(yields two pieces) 10-15 misc. sheets of paper (collect things you have in your house like ledger paper, sheet music, drawing, watercolor, craft paper, maps, magazines, newspapers, vellum Bristol, rosin, newsprint) Collage ephemera/paper scraps in various colors & textures Black & white photocopies of images/writing/journal pages/line art - sharp contrast images work best. TIP: enlarge symbols, letters, words on photocopy machine 15- 2-ply white paper towels (Kirkland from Costco) 2 flat brush (hardware store brushes work great) 1 flat paint and various paint brushes Trowel Palette knife Plastic paint scrapper 2- 1 foam brushes 2 water containers Brayer Golden soft gel gloss (16oz.) Black chisel tip sharpie A few favorite doodling tools-prismacolor pencils, gel pens/markers White out correction pen Scissors Painting smock
Optional items or suggestions to enhance the class project: Favorite unmounted stamps Heat gun Adjective bank/theme - brainstorm a list of words, quotes, and phrases
Materials fee includes: Collage Unleashed aRt! kit of handmade Asian papers, Inspiration guide, collage images, glitter, pens, mark making tools, unmounted stamps and stencils.