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Collage and Mixed Media with Meshell Melvin

Mixed Mediums

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

Grade Suitability3-12, suitability may vary depending on the medium
Maximum Class Size25 students
Time Required21/2-4 hours
Material RequiredAcrylic 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 CostArtist will supply materials at minimal cost to the class.
Language of InstructionEnglish
CommunitiesAll
Special NotesThis 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

From her beginnings in southern Ontario to the Yukon home she chose, Meshell Melvin has a professional practice that spans 30 years, and has exhibited widely. Her work hangs in public and private collections, and has been featured in print, radio, television and film. Her images reflect an interest and curiosity in the world around her; the people, the homes they live in, and the surrounding landscape. She has a passion and commitment to art education that parallels her devotion to her practice and makes her a lively and stimulating instructor. An artist in the schools for almost 20 years, she is versatile in a number of mediums and her tickle trunk is full of projects.

Contact the artist

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