Mixed Media

Learn how to create glorious collages in three day


Amarjeet Nandhra


24 Feb - 10 Mar

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Course Fees: Full Price - £260 : Retiree Price - £235 : Concession Price - £215


Class details

Learn how to create Glorious Collages with Amarjeet Nandhra is a three day course during which you will create a range of printed papers and wonderful collages.

Thursdays

24 February, 3 & 10 March

10.30am – 3pm

Limited to 8 artists

Course Fees: Full Price – £260 : Retiree Price – £235 : Concession Price – £215

There are two definitions of collaging in The Free Dictionary; “A work of art created by attaching paper, wood, fabric, etc., onto a flat surface”, and “The combining of images from several photographs, usually rephotographing to provide a finished print.” In this course, guided by Amarjeet, you get to make your own painted papers from which to create a collage.

During this course you will create a range of exciting painted papers, using

  • paint and mono printing techniques (gelli plates)
  • stencils
  • stamps and mask

You’ll experiment with colour blending, pattern and texture and gradually build up layers and depth, by obscuring and overprinting. Your outcome will be a set of wonderful, unique prints that you have created.

Then using collage, and drawing materials you’ll design and develop a series of exciting paper collages that explore composition and scale.

No matter your level of experience, everyone is welcome to join this course and learn how to create a glorious collage with Amarjeet.

We provide light refreshments throughout the day, but please bring your lunch. Or you could visit our neighbouring cafes in Dickens Yard – there are lots to choose from.

Materials

We shall supply:

  • One 8″ x 10″ Gelli Plate
  • Cartridge paper to collage on
  • A variety of thin to medium weight papers to print on
  • White tissue paper
  • Tissuetex and deli paper (supplied at cost by your tutor)
  • Acrylic paints
  • Liquitex matt medium
  • Water pots
  • Paint palettes
  • Paint brushes
  • Rollers
  • Disposable gloves

Participants to bring:

  • Thin to medium weight papers that you might like to print on – for example; coloured tissue, recycled envelopes and book pages
  • Stencils , leaves, lace, soft mark making tools,
  • Design source – photographs or drawing to inform your prints

Booking

Course Details

Where:
OPEN Ealing Arts Centre W5 2TD

Dates: 24 Feb - 10 Mar
Thursday 10:30 am
Fees: Course Fees: Full Price - £260 : Retiree Price - £235 : Concession Price - £215


About the tutor


Amarjeet Nandhra

Amarjeet Nandhra is a practising artist, with training in Graphic Communication,
Print and Textile Art. She has also worked as an Art Director on various independent
short films. As a freelance tutor and lecturer, she has taught a range of courses;
printmaking, mixed media and textiles, at Diploma level, City & Guilds and in Adult
Education. Her teaching career expands over 25 years. Amarjeet is also a member
of Studio 21 textile art and (TSG)Textile Study Group, two of the most exciting textile
art groups.


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