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Collage Workshop: Picturing Your Neighborhood

Aug 2, 2010 12:17 PM | 0 comments

A summer art workshop jointly sponsored by the Brooklyn Collection and the Art, Music Media and Sports Division (AMMS), with Artist and Librarian June Koffi.

Central Library, 2nd floor meeting room, 11:00-12:30. Registration required. 718-230-2708

Week One, Wed. August 4. What makes a Collage? What makes a neighborhood?

In this session participants will brainstorm about what makes their neighborhood unique. We'll also go over collage techniques and the various materials that will be used.

Week Two, Wed. August 11. Looking for Images.

Week two will be spent gathering and selecting images from magazines, sketchbooks and your personal albums. Participats will also learn to use BPL's historic photograph database.

Week Three, Wed. August 18. Putting It Together.

Using photographs, drawings and whatever else we can find, we'll start composing and gluing materials, finding interesting ways to tell the story of our neighborhoods.

Week Four, Wed. August 25. Finishing touches.

Participants will adjust, rearrange and fine tune their masterpieces.

This workhop is limited to twelve people and is open to all ages and abilities. Please call June Koffi at 718-230-2708 for registration.