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427 E Colorado Ave
Colorado Springs, CO, 80903
United States

719-520-1899

FUNFLOWERS: PAPER COLLAGE AND RELIEF

FUNFLOWERS: PAPER COLLAGE AND RELIEF
INSTRUCTOR: DEBORAH BREWER

Explore form and texture with acid-free papers and card stock. Learn cutting and construction techniques to create your own collage, paper relief sculpture, scrapbook pages, greeting cards, and party decorations. Design possibilities handout will be provided for Funflowers background and flowers, lady bugs, snails, and butterflies as well as fresh flowers for Botanical Studies. Examples from Deborah's portfolio will be available for Flowers and Final Project inspiration. In this four week class students can expect to create four 8x8 compositions.

WEEK ONE: Funflowers collage/assemblage: explore the possibilities of form and texture with card and paper taking inspiration from folk art and quilting.
WEEK TWO: Botanical Study: create a naturalistic relief sculpture of flowers.
WEEK THREE: A Call for Flowers: create a composition with paper flowers, communicating an idea with or about flowers. Themes might be along the lines of mourning, springtime abundance, the dignity brought to a meager table by a single roadside bloom, poppies or the color blue.
WEEK FOUR: Final Project: create an original composition (flowers not required) with paper and card, using the tools, techniques and materials explored in class.

MATERIALS
While all needed materials will be provided, students may bring any additional supplies including supplemental papers, scissors, tweezers, hole punchers, paper scalpel/knife, paper shapers. $20 materials fee payable to instructor on the first day of class.

REGISTER NOW: WEDNESDAYS | JUNE 7-28 | 6 PM TO 8 PM | $100