Upcoming Retreats

Portland, OR 2022 FALL - October 19-26, 2022

Portland, OR 2023 - April 11 - April 18, 2023

Portland, OR 2022 FALL Registration is NOW OPEN

Vintage Pop Collage

Katie Nichols
6:30 - 9:30
Mon Eve Oct 24

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$ 95  

We will explore collaging techniques from how to cut and create dynamic composition to surrealism and how to combine unlikely elements. Additional mixed media techniques like washes and distressing will be covered as well. We will talk about color story and learn how to desaturate and color match. Content revolves around mid-20th century pop culture advertising and imagery.

Materials Fee $25 paid at beginning of class includes:

50+ authentic vintage mid-20th century ads, illustrations and clippings
Miscellaneous hand picked ephemera
Various textural components
2 large scale artist-grade paper to collage on
Paints to use in class for washes and detail

Supplies Needed  to bring for Class:

Scissors- 1 pair large craft scissors, 1 pair smaller precision scissors
Xacto knife & 3-5 new blades (#11)
Cutting mat
Artist-grade white or clear glue stick (I prefer Elmer’s Craft Bond All Purpose glue stick)
2-3 Water-based medium brushes, various sizes


Any of your own imagery you’d like to use
Watercolors & palette or fluid acrylics (I like Golden brand fluid acrylics)
Distress inks (I like Tim Holtz Distress Ink)

Click here for a printable page

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