Today was the second collage session with my students, and they did brilliantly. Some used collage to add texture, some to add pattern, some to work on top of painting and some as backgrounds.
Here are a few close ups:
The centre one is pure watercolour and the others were the before and after of a collaged parrot. It looks like it has striped pyjamas! With thanks to Frank.
These trees were painted on vintage newspaper and watercolour ground by David.
Hilary used a patterned paper and selected news items about weather, primed with watercolour ground before painting the Endeavour, complete with the ill-fated dogs.
Brenda rescued a failed painting of Trafalgar Square:
Val used a tissue paper surface to paint these cockerels: