BOOKINGS CLICK HERE! New term starts Sunday April 18th COLLAGE and CREATE ® SUNDAY 3pm - 5.30 pm 4 x sessions for £80 This fun and friendly course is based on Matisse's concept of "painting and drawing with scissors". In this 4 week course you will be shown ways to paint your own papers, creating new texture & patterns for including in collage. You will discover how to tear papers to achieve different effects, combine text and collage in interesting ways, build vibrant imagery with a variety of themes, plus learn lots of tricks to keep your collage work engaging! In this online course, you will be working from a range of engaging themes, such a self portraits, still life, illustrating poems / song texts and also abstractions. We will follow in Matisse's wonderful footsteps by creating our own painted papers, cutting and tearing these to build collage paintings and drawings. You will learn a range of handy tips for collage and also how to build layers, add varnishes and gold leaf embellishments and how to build a library of collage materials. Your tutor Cleo Harrington teaches Creative Collage at RHACC college and has a great deal of experience devising fun and highly creative Collage courses. In this brand new Art in the Village ® TM 4 x week Sunday afternoon course, you will paint/decorate your own patterned papers, work with 'quickfire collage' rounds, illustrate pieces of chosen text and make a final canvas piece with gold varnish and gold leaf!