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Fri, May 14


Art Room at Crooked Creek Park

Collage Landscapes with Julie Larkin

In this course, you will learn hands on techniques for hand crafting your own unique papers and then using them to create unique collaged landscape scenes.

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Collage Landscapes with Julie Larkin
Collage Landscapes with Julie Larkin

Time & Location

May 14, 2021, 9:00 AM – May 15, 2021, 1:00 PM

Art Room at Crooked Creek Park, 1098 Old Lexington Hwy, Chapin, SC 29036, USA

About the event

Please direct any questions to our workshop coordinator, Carol Blackwood, at or 803-603-8634.

Workshop Description (from the instructor)

Collage Landscapes taught by Julie Larkin.  This will be an in-person 2-day workshop.  On the first day participants will be making their own paper for the collage using acrylics or watercolors.  On the second day participants will use their papers to complete the collage landscape. 

Day 1

Since Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque first began adding collaged materials to their paintings in 1912, artists have explored the process in countless ways.

Our focus in this workshop will be on building a landscape collage using our own papers and accenting with paint where necessary. Any kind of paper, from thick to thin, can be stained with any kind of Watermedia. The first day the students will be provided with an assortment of different papers and be shown different ways of staining to achieve the effects wanted in their particular landscape. They will learn about different kinds of papers and what each type may be used for. At the end of the day they will have an assortment of papers to set aside to dry overnight.

Day 2

Today we will tear, cut, rip, crinkle and glue our papers into a perfectly beautiful landscape painting. Those who are particularly speedy may be able to accomplish more than one. 

Looking forward to spending time and having fun with all off you.

Julie Larkin

About the Instructor

Julie is a self-taught, award winning artist who enjoys the creative experience of abstract expressionism whether working in acrylics, watercolor, or mixed media. She is a retired airline stewardess and a cardiac RN. She draws on a lifetime of world travel and cultural experiences for inspiration. Best known for her textural effects and rich color palette she creates one of a kind, original artworks straight out of her imagination.

Julie's work has been displayed at Village Artists at Sandhill and Ramco Framing Irmo.

Workshop Supply List

Acrylic or watercolor paint


Landscape photos

Frog, blue, or masking tape

Old brush for gluing

Soft brush for painting

I normally tear my papers, but you may prefer scissors and/or exacto knife with cutting mat

Gloss medium for gluing and sealing


Paper towels

Water container(s)



Plastic wrap

Spritzer bottle

NOTE: For an added fee of $15 Julie will supply you with Masa paper, spectra bleeding art tissue, and other specialty art tissue and mat board. This is optional IF you have your own supply of these items and wish to waive the fee.


Registration is open to CCAL members for $70.

Registration is open to non-CCAL members for $95.

NOTE: This is an in-person workshop. By registering, you agree to the terms of the COVID Policy.


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