Mixed Media: 2-D


Work with various collage materials, including vintage and decorative papers, newspaper, and other materials of your choice. Transfer images using acrylic gel medium, graphite paper, stencils, stamps and frottage. Create an artwork of your own design or work from an example. (A break for lunch is included in the schedule.) Limit 10 students

Course Number


Class Size


Age Range


Skill Level

All Levels




Bring to class:

Surface to work on, such as:  (If you want to work on a given assignment, bring three 6 x 6 in. canvases or panels.  Otherwise bring your choice of:  Heavy paper, canvas paper, canvas board, stretched canvas, wood panel

Acrylic paint

Gel medium

Optional paint choices:  acrylic, watercolor, pastel, markers, etc.


Spray bottle

Palette knife (or knives)

Paint brushes

Rubber, vinyl, or nitrile gloves

Jar for water

Paper towels or rags for cleaning

Pencil, eraser, pencil sharpener


Items to collage with:

Images on paper for image transfer:  laser-copied/printed works best, but it will work with inkjet or even magazine images.  If you want to transfer text, make a reverse copy.

Various items for 2D collage, for example:

- Newspaper

- Found papers, such as: report cards, bingo cards, postcards, old train or airplane tickets, pattern pieces, maps, old books/covers, sheet music

- Decorative papers

- Magazines

- Old photos

- torn up pieces of your own drawings/paintings

- old letters

- old stamps


Links to online art suppliers:




Stores:  Dick Blick’s, AC Moore, Artists Supply


Instructor, Schedule, and Cost

SUMMER 2019 


Section 1M: Sunday, July 28, 10am–4pm

Instructor: Terry Boutelle