Composition Magic: Mixed Media Collage with Lyn Belisle

In this class, you'll use the three components of composition — rule of thirds, white space, and orientation — to create a mixed-media collage. Instructor Lyn Belisle will walk you through the steps and her decision-making process with slides and short video clips.
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• Golden Acrylic Fluid Matte Medium or other clear matte acrylic medium
• Printed images
• Assorted paper such as rice paper, old book pages, and found paper scraps
• Acrylic paints (limit yourself to white and two or three other colors—it's easier!)
• Medium to large paintbrushes
• Stamps and ink for texturing

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Lyn Belisle

Lyn Belisle

Lyn teaches Graphic Design on the university level and opened her own studio in January of 2013. She offers workshops on collage, clay and creativity and is represented by two galleries in San Antonio, Texas. Lyn’s won awards for her paintings and clay work and writes articles about the creative projects and process.

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