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 Materials— 1-5 Bond Street between Broadway and Lafayette
New York Central Art Supply—3rd Ave. between 10th and 11th Streets
Utrecht—111 East 4th Ave. between 11th and 12th Streets
Pearl Paint—308 Canal Street
Some of these stores will give you a student discount if you present your Cooper Union Continuing Education registration receipt.