Copper and alternative book covers (One Day Workshop)


Using canvases as the base for books, boxes and wall art, students will create several wall art pieces incorporating copper sheeting, wire, screen, foil and other interesting materials.   Students will collage using papers and woven elements. Several book styles will be options using papers, mica and canvas and creating a metal door and hinge. Patinas, texturing, and metal applications will also be covered.  The focus of this class is to create interesting wall collages and learn to utilize copper for book covers. It is a low-tech process with fabulous results. Students should make several during class.

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Medium: Mixed Media

Skill Level: All


Overview of materials to be used
Box building using canvases 
Collage techniques
Use of woven elements
Creating doors and hinges
Using patinas

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