Art Kit: Paper collage Hot Air Balloon
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Materials/ Supplies provide also a list of alternatives
“8x10” Canvas: provided
Stick Glue: provided An alternative is school/white glue (PVA) or whatever glue that is available to you. If you are using school glue, you can use a painting brush or Q-tips as applicators as they give you better control in spreading the glue. If you do find yourself in a situation where you don’t have any type of glue around you, you can boil a quarter cup of flour in 3 quarters of water with 1 spoon of salt. (Measurements depend on the number of participants you are making the glue for). This creates a paste that is normally used for Paper mache projects/art. The salt helps in reducing mold and you can always add a splash of bleach (after boiling) or vinegar for the same effect.
Magazines/Newspaper/junk mail: provided coloured required A variety of these help in giving you options of pages, colors and texture. You can use any type of paper available to you, either blank, glossy, matte, even decorative paper towels. If you would like to add color but can’t find the colors you want, you can paint the paper with acrylic paint, watercolor, gouache, coloring pencils or markers. This is where it’s your world and you can literally create what you want. As long as they are clean and carry no food particles, they should be good to go.
Scissors: not provided
Pencil: for drawing. not provided
For the class, here are some tips to help you get ready and focused for the project:
Last but definitely not least, enjoy yourself. Have your favorite drink at arm’s reach but not too close to hit and spill, this is all about having fun. It’s all like your favorite puzzle except you are making the pieces as you go. Enjoy tearing up the paper in your hands, remember the days of being a kid and impulsively tearing up family photos or hard earned certificates ( we all have stories like that, I believe). So be kind to yourself, enjoy the process and we can’t wait to see your masterpiece.