Fall 2017

Non-Objective Paint Collage:

Instructor:  Stephanie Schirm         Website:   


For those interested in an non- objective approach in exploring the different techniques of collage work. All are welcome, no drawing or painting knowledge is needed, as  our goal is to create abstract images and not realistic ones. Focusing on the fundamentals creating 2 dimensional collages, using a number of different mediums, techniques and materials.

This class touches on the Principles and Elements of design, while Students experiment with techniques of negative painting, building, removing, and colour theory.  In addition an array of tools from paper towel, fingers, palette knife will be utilized to create brilliant abstracted images of figures, landscapes, floral, etc.       

Paint Medium: Acrylic paints   

Note: all material costs included in fee.

All Students will leave this class with a finished piece to hang.

Dates:  Sunday November 5                             
10:00am – 4:00pm                                                  
Cost:  $ 80     (CVA members $60)  

Please bring a lunch with you. There is coffee, tea, and snacks available and a microwave and refrigerator.