Introduction to Decoupage – Six Week Course
Starting Thursday 23rd April 19:00 – 21:00
During this six session course you will have the opportunity to create five pieces of art work. You will select papers to transform your plain objects into your unique creations through decoupage. In this process you will also learn to create different compositions using decoupage. Learning how to apply layers of plain and printed paper and build them into a pleasing composition. Liesja will guide you through the design process and show you all the tips, tricks and techniques involved in applying very thin paper to different surfaces.
Week 1 and 2 we will be decoupaging shoes using comics of your choice.
Week 3 we will be decoupaging terra-cotta plant pots using paper serviettes and tissue paper.
Week 4 we will be decoupaging wooden frames using paper serviettes.
Week 5 we will be decoupaging letters ( great for a kids bedroom or for the home) Choosing from papers such as kids favorite books/comics /magazines / old books/ tissue paper /serviettes /maps etc
Week 6 we will be creating personalized decoupage collage boards . Using a range of papers we will be playing with the joys of translucency in tissue paper. Building layers and experimenting with colour , pattern and text to create a pleasing composition, your own work of art to frame and display on your wall at home.