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May 27, 2023

Painting with Paper

The Olympia Center • 222 Columbia St NW OLYMPIAWA  98501 Organized by Olympia Parks, Arts and Recreation
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In this supportive environment, you will create a still life or landscapes through the playful andforgiving medium of paper collage. Instructor will share what she has learned through her artisticjourney and enthusiastically guide you through yours. Begin with a warm up exercise exploringthe various collage techniques and end with a finished piece. Bring images of a favorite artistpainting to mimic or use the examples provided by the instructor. Be prepared to have a goodtime! All levels of experience welcome… Supply list available online and at registration.Instructor: Ellen Miffitt

Kit Bag: Gather your various craft supplies. Scissors: one for detail – one for rougher cuts Glue: Paper glue & glue for objects- Yes Paste, white glue, hot glue gun, Duco cement, mod podge, glue stick – bring whatever glue you like best. Note: Instructor brings, scissors, glue, rulers, exacto knife, circle cutter, self-healing mat, Optional materials: Paintbrushes for various media, various media (acrylic, ink, watercolor, watercolor pencils, gelly roll pens, micron pens, markers, crayons, stamps & stamp pads, stencils, wire, brads, stapler etc. Note: the instructor will share many of the above materials. Bring in if you own and have certain colors that are your favorites.Collage Papers: Old watercolors, hand stained paper, junk mail… Just about any type of paper Optional Embellishments: The following are suggestions for different types of collectables: Sewing supplies: ribbon, thread, buttons, yarn. Jewelry/beads: charms, beads, wire, elastic etc. Found objects: keys, watch parts, shells, leaves etc. Words/Pictures: from magazines, handwritten letters/poems, old photos, maps, plane tickets.

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Visual Arts & Crafts


The Olympia Center, 222 Columbia ST NW, Olympia


Ellen Miffitt


May 27, 2023

9:00 AM to 1:00 PM


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Ages 16-255 · Co-Ed


The Olympia Center

222 Columbia St NW OLYMPIAWA  98501

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