Monday, March 10, 2014

Watercolor Collage

Stained Paper Collage with Watercolor
April 4, 5 & 6, 2014 (Fri-Sun), 9am-4pm, $310, Members $280
Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 West Crestridge Road, 

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275
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Phone: 310-541-2479

View the making of this collage  below.
Designed to take you in new directions with watercolor, you’ll strengthen your current knowledge of color and design while discovering new techniques to build stronger paintings. Use vibrant pieces of stained Japanese papers to simplify a scene and develop stronger imagery. Each day you’ll construct a collaged surface, paint back into it with watercolor and create exciting results. Come with an open mind to explore a new and exciting way of seeing and working! Enjoy daily demonstrations and critiques. All Skill Levels

If you have trouble viewing video click here VIDEO
Faculty box click on Brenda Swenson
Class Code BS-1


  1. What a lovely collage Brenda. Something I've never tried although I am a watercolor painter. I love watching the video.

  2. Brenda - this is beautiful. Wish I lived closer and had the time to take this workshop. You are so very talented. Hope all is well and you have a great class.

    1. Debbie, it's a lot of fun and a fun change of pace. Collage helps be be a better designer of my paintings.