Working With Collage
Beginner | 40 min 14 sec
After writing and blogging about art for a decade, Danielle Krysa, aka The Jealous Curator, discovered her passion and her own art practice in collage. Finding collage to be the perfect place to express humor, wit, and explore design sensibilities, Danielle shares her enthusiasm for the possibilities of the medium as well as practical tips and techniques. Learn how she sources and organizes her materials, how to iterate compositions and how to work with abstract components.
Here’s what you’ll need:
  • Old books
  • Watercolor paper (Strathmore recommended)
  • Acryla gouache or acrylic paint
  • Brushes
  • Scissors
  • Xacto blade
  • Fiskars fingertip knife
  • Cutting mat
  • PVA white glue
  • Krylon spray fixative
  • Optional materials: Pomp oms, glitter, washi tape, sequins
Learn how to:
  • Work with found imagery
  • Cut out challenging shapes
  • Work with a penknife
  • Work with design elements in collage
  • Create narrative

What you'll get:
  • A series of easy-to-follow video lessons on how to make collage
  • 7 HD video lessons you can access online anytime, anywhere
  • Detailed supply list
  • Step-by-step instructions by artist Danielle Krysa
  • The ability to leave comments, ask questions, and interact with other students

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Class Reviews
790 users recommended this class to a friend
Her personal story about painting was very inspiring and triumphant. I am so glad she shared it along with seeing her collage pieces.
23 hours ago
Nancy Anderson
Excellent instructor, very encouraging. I am going to get some books and magazines and begin working!
1 day ago
Ana Stapleton
This was perfect. I'm a beginner and found it super easy and helpful to follow along.
3 days ago