AUTOPLAY
Collage Techniques: Cutting , Gluing, Layers
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Teacher: Fonz Vicencio Grade Level: 9-12 Lesson/Big Idea: Mythology and narrative
1. Teacher: Fonz Vicencio Grade Level: 9-12 Lesson/Big Idea: Mythology and narrative
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Elegant Problem
2. Elegant Problem
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Materials: cutting mat, rotary or xacto knife, brush, matte medium, glue stick, sanding block, paper
3. Materials: cutting mat, rotary or xacto knife, brush, matte medium, glue stick, sanding block, paper
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Other materials for matte medium: Gloves, brush, a container to pour medium into
4. Other materials for matte medium: Gloves, brush, a container to pour medium into
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We’re going to be working in layers to create our collages. It will be additive, and subtractive.
5. We’re going to be working in layers to create our collages. It will be additive, and subtractive.
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When cutting with an xacto blade hold it at about a 45 degree angle. Take your time when cutting!
6. When cutting with an xacto blade hold it at about a 45 degree angle. Take your time when cutting!
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I’ll be gluing on an old sketchbook cover. Choose a sturdy surface to apply your materials to!
7. I’ll be gluing on an old sketchbook cover. Choose a sturdy surface to apply your materials to!
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When gluing with matte medium, brush it on the back from the center outwards.
8. When gluing with matte medium, brush it on the back from the center outwards.
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Layering: gluing one image on top of another. This is an additive process.
9. Layering: gluing one image on top of another. This is an additive process.
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Play around with your placement of the materials you chose before you start gluing. Or don’t!
10. Play around with your placement of the materials you chose before you start gluing. Or don’t!
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Decollage is a subtractive method. This allows for layers underneath to be exposed by taking away.
11. Decollage is a subtractive method. This allows for layers underneath to be exposed by taking away.
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A sanding block is a useful tool for taking away small amounts of layers slowly.
12. A sanding block is a useful tool for taking away small amounts of layers slowly.
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Try adding other media: pastels, ink, acrylics, watercolors...Whatever you can think of, have fun!
13. Try adding other media: pastels, ink, acrylics, watercolors...Whatever you can think of, have fun!
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That’s it for now. I’ll show more of my process in the next video. Have fun making your collage!
14. That’s it for now. I’ll show more of my process in the next video. Have fun making your collage!
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