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Collage and Mixed Media with Meshell Melvin

This project takes the collage process one step further by combining different collage media together and adding elements of both drawing and painting.

Grade Suitability:

3-12, suitability may vary depending on the medium

Maximum Class Size:

25 students

Time Required:

21/2-4 hours

Material Required:

Acrylic gel medium, white glue, scissors, brushes, magazines, watercolour paper, fabric, wall paper, cardboard, acrylic paint, acrylic medium gloss, oil pastels, chalk pastels and a wooden surface to work from.

Material Cost:

Artist will supply materials at minimal cost to the class.

Language of Instruction:

English

Communities:

All

Special Notes:

This program requires extensive prep time. For each hour of instruction, 1/4 hour of prep time will be added. This program is available throughout the year and may be part of an extended project

Meshell Melvin

Meshell Melvin began her creative career in London, Ontario where she received a combined honors degree in English and Visual Arts from the University of Western Ontario in 1989. In 1997, while still at school, Meshell began teaching art classes for children of all ages and has continued this practice throughout her career. She has an enthusiasm and passion for teaching that parallels her devotion to her own work. Meshell moved to Whitehorse with her two boys after spending ten years of her practice in Atlin, B.C. There she ran Dragon Studio, her gallery and workspace. Meshell has been exhibiting in Whitehorse since 1995. Her work has been featured in newspaper, on CBC radio and television, and in Out of Service magazine.

Contact: 867-393-4696

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