Drawing Through the Found: Collage Techniques & Concepts
Materials fee: $15*
This covers the cost of shared materials pre-purchased by your instructor. Please bring cash or check payable to the instructor to your FIRST CLASS SESSION.
*This fee does not cover the cost of materials listed below.
Required materials for the FIRST class:
x-acto knife and extra blades
cutting mat 12 x 18 inches
metal ruler (at least 24" in length)
pencils and erasers
Golden Fluid Matte Medium (8oz)
brushes (inexpensive): 1 larger brush around 1-1/2 inch and 1 smaller brush around 1/2 inch to apply matte medium
Letraset Studiotac Dry Mount Repositionable Adhesive (1 pack)
Strathmore 300 Series Bristol Board Pad (smooth) 11" x 14" or other heavier weight bristol pad (at least 2 ply)
Found Papers (e.g. newspaper, magazines, labels, packaging, bags, cardboard, etc.)
Materials for subsequent classes:
*You may need the following materials. We'll discuss these after the first class session:
additional collage papers and materials (e.g. rice paper, colored paper, fabric and found materials)
paintbrushes of various sizes
Suggested Art Supply Stores:
Blick Art Materialsâ€” 1-5 Bond Street between Broadway and Lafayette
New York Central Art Supplyâ€”3rd Ave. between 10th and 11th Streets
Utrechtâ€”111 East 4th Ave. between 11th and 12th Streets
Pearl Paintâ€”308 Canal Street
Some of these stores will give you a student discount if you present your Cooper Union Continuing Education registration receipt.