Daring Adventures in Collage – week one/two

by Sarah


{week one – sarah}

For the last month my daughter Emily and I have been participating in Daring Adventures in Collage with my friend Mati McDonough. Daring Adventures is a 5 week mixed media collage and painting class that is a perfect course to do with a friend or a child. Em and I have enjoyed creating together each week and I am excited to share our work with you.


{week one – Emily}

For week one, we selected an animal and made our images strictly out of collage and paint. I went back to a project I worked on last year for Making Art that Sells and recreated a piece with the snail. Em chose one of our favorite books Zen Shorts as the basis for her piece.


{week two – sarah}

Week Two was all about using collage as the basis for your piece. We both started by collaging and layering paper on our canvas. I love how we each took different directions and and color schemes. It was fun for both of us to interpret the exercise in different ways.


{week two – Em}

I know several of you have asked about classes you can take with your children and I would highly recommend any of Mati’s courses. You can find out more about her classes on her website and she will be teaching at this years create.explore.discover art retreat as well.




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