Pam Garrison – Paper Play!

Duration of Class: One Day (6 Hours) // Medium: Mixed Media on Paper // Skill Level: All


In this class we’ll be exploring and creating on provided papers in order to create works of art papers to use as is or in your art creations. We’ll be making full, large sheets as well as collage fodder. There will be lots of demos and then time to use all sorts of shared materials from stamps and stencils, paints, mark making tools, pens, gelli pads, inks etc. I’ll teach you how to make repeat patterns on paper, guided abstract pages, and monoprint techniques. You’ll leave with lots of one of a kind papers to use as gift wrap or book covers (great if you’ll be joining us in Art Journal Play class), collage fodder or anything else you dream up.


• approaches to abstract painting
• mono printing with gelli plate
• repeat patterns by hand
• how to create your own collage fodder


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Day 1 (9/28/18)

Class Size

Min # of students: 5
Max # of students: 35

Supply List

  • A small assortment of papers (both plain and printed, new or vintage) that you like and we’ll use as jumping off point.
  • Your favorite pens/markers/mark making tools like stamps and stencils (only items you already have, no purchases necessary!)
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick or gel medium
  • Selection of inexpensive paint brushes
  • 5 inexpensive acrylic craft paints in your favorite colors.
  • Gelli plate
  • Brayer (if you have one)
Provided by Instructor:
  • An assortment of papers to create on, from large sheets of white paper to vintage ledger sheets and scrapbook papers
  • Supplies to share like paints, gelli plate, brayers, inks, pens, markers, stencils, stamps
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