BkM Art Hangouts LESSON Deconstructed Collage
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Lesson Overview

Inspired by Mark Bradford


In this lesson, learners will:

  • Observe Mark Bradford’s Jheri Now, Curl Later
  • Discover and practice unconventional techniques for collaging with found papers
  • Consider how the materials an artist chooses can both inform their process and the meaning in their artwork

  • Stiff base paper (e.g., cardstock, watercolor paper, or cardboard)
  • Found collage materials (e.g., magazines, advertisements, newspapers, product labels, or packaging)
  • Glue
  • Scissors
  • Tools for distressing (e.g, sandpaper, nail files, water)
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