Surrealism Collage Art

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Unleash your creativity and dive into the captivating world of Surrealism through our two-hour Surrealism Collage Art Class. Surrealism is an art movement that explores the bizarre and the dreamlike, and collage is the perfect medium to express these fantastical visions. In this immersive class, you will embark on a journey of artistic exploration and self-expression, guided by an experienced instructor who will introduce you to the core principles of Surrealism and the techniques of collage.

What You'll Learn:

  • Introduction to Surrealism: Gain a deeper understanding of the Surrealist movement, its history, key artists, and the philosophy behind this avant-garde style of art.
  • Exploration of Surrealist Themes: Delve into the world of dreams, the subconscious, and the irrational. Learn how to translate these themes into visual art.
  • Collage Techniques: Discover the fundamentals of collage art, including selecting and sourcing materials, composition, cutting and layering, and adhering elements together.
  • Creative Process: Develop your unique artistic voice as you brainstorm and plan your Surrealist collage. Embrace experimentation and surprise in your creative process.
  • Guided Artmaking: Receive step-by-step guidance from our experienced instructor as you create your own Surrealist collage masterpiece. You'll have the opportunity to ask questions and seek feedback throughout the class.

What to Bring:

  • Imagination and Open Mind: Come with an open heart and a mind ready to embrace the surreal. Surrealism thrives on the unexpected and the unconventional, so let your imagination run wild.
  • Inspiration Material: Bring along magazines, newspapers, or printed images that resonate with you. These will be the building blocks of your collage masterpiece.
  • Optional: Coloring Tools: If you want to add your own artistic touch with colored pencils, markers, or paint, feel free to bring them along.
  • Notebook and Pen: Jot down any ideas, thoughts, or inspirations that may come to you during the class.
  • Positive Attitude: Come with a willingness to learn, experiment, and engage with your fellow artists. Embrace the unexpected and be open to new experiences.

Note: While we strive to provide a basic set of materials, personalizing your supplies can add a special touch to your artwork. Feel free to bring any additional materials that inspire you and help bring your surreal vision to life.

Who Should Attend:

This class is suitable for artists of all levels, from beginners to experienced creators looking to explore Surrealism through collage. Whether you're a seasoned artist or just starting your artistic journey, this class offers a unique opportunity to stretch your imagination and create intriguing, surreal artworks.

Cancellation Policy:

If unable to cancel within 48 hours, class credit will not be issued. Please refer to the FAQ for detailed cancellation policy.

Meet your Instructor


Meet Jess & Owner of Ctrl + Alt + Create

Jess has a love for many crafts, her expertise lies with collage art and hand building with ceramic clay. Her creativity lies in the realm of surrealism, making her class environment an "out of this world" experience.

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