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Mixed Media Collage Workshop

17 February @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm


In this Mixed Media Collage Workshop, participants will use various methods to make small art works that hold personal meaning. Works will explore texture, text, and some mark making. Participants will develop ways to portray meaning and memory through visual storytelling.

Course aims and skills/knowledge to be taught:

  • To create collages inspired by personal memory, texts, and ephemeral items such as letters and photos
  • To use a range of materials including paper, fabric, and prepared surfaces, and use appropriate methods to fix them to a base surface
  • To use storytelling and memory to inspire the creative process

Course outline for the day:

Morning activity 

  • Elena will introduce the aims and content of the workshop.
  • The group will show the items they have brought with them and tell the stories attached to them
  • Elena will demonstrate materials and methods for making a collaged art work based on these items, memories and stories

Afternoon activity

  • Workshop participants will start to collect and collate materials
  • Develop different strategies to look at how different compositions can affect how the finished work can be read
  • Decision making through discussion with the group
  • Completion of a collage

After you book a place you will be emailed the full workshop outline which includes the material list and a list of the materials provided by the workshop.

To book a place, either visit the RBSA Gallery website or call us directly on 0121 236 4353.


17 February
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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RBSA Gallery
4 Brook Street
Birmingham, B3 1SA Birmingham
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