Mixed Media Collage
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This is Elli Milan’s Signature technique that defines her work of abstract realism. She has spent more than 20 years developing it. This innovative contemporary technique starts with adding collage papers and building textures. Then moves on to acrylic painting and finishes with oil painting. This technique is very versatile and fun. You can choose to paint any subject you want. We provide source files for you included in this course.
Structure of the course:
- Lesson 1 – Drawing and Collage
- Lesson 2 – Acrylic
- Lesson 3 – Oil
The lessons are about 15 minutes long. They include 3 separate layers/steps which will take 3-6 hours total to complete the whole painting.
What you will learn:
- How to draw a pleasing composition with form
- How to apply collage in an artful and archival way
- How to use acrylic with washes and model form with opaque layers
- How to apply oil glazes and and final details with opaque oil
What you get:
- 3 Complete video lessons
- Step-by-step instruction
- FREE reference photos
- Life time access, learn at your own pace
- Join the artist community (facebook private page)
FAQ answered below!
How do I know this school is reputable?”
Milan Art Institute has been teaching hundreds of students for the last 8 years from all over the world. The Milans are professional established artists who have been selling their work for over 22 years. Visit MAI website and facebook page to read reviews from students and see their artwork and growth from the classes at MAI.
“I have no experience with mixed media. Are these videos for me?”
Yes! Our painting techniques are broken down into easy-to-follow steps. By the end of these three lessons, you will have a beautiful and unique painting.
“I have been painting for years, are these classes too basic?”
They are taught by professional artists and are technique driven. This course teaches Elli’s personal techniques that she has developed for the last 22 years of her career. Experienced painters learn these innovative techniques to add some new methods to their toolbox.
“What supplies will I need?”
- Small, medium & large brushes
- Basic drawing materials (graphite, markers)
- Various collage papers like newspaper or other decorative papers -Gloss gel, modeling paste
- Various acrylic colors: opaques & transparents
- Variety of oil paints: opaques & transparents
- Glazing medium (Galkyd or Liquin)
Also you will receive a full detailed list of every material you’ll need when your purchase the course.
What do I do if I don’t have enough art supplies?
It is not necessary to have every supply, but you can pick up the few supplies you need from most art supply stores. We also sell art supply kits on our website, where value and quality were hand chosen by Elli.
You can pull off this technique with minimal amounts of supplies, but the more you have the better the outcome.
I don’t have too much time now, can I access the information later?
If you purchase a course you will have lifetime access to it.
Start your journey into mixed media!
- Lectures 3
- Quizzes 0
- Skill level All levels
- Language English
- Students 31
- Certificate No
- Assessments Yes
I highly recommend this course for anyone who like me wants to break free from painting in a tight controlled way and wants to loosen up their style and become more creative. This video teaches an approach to painting that is exciting and stimulating with amazing results and opens up a whole new world of possibilities by incorporating collage in subtle beautiful ways that I cannot wait to try. It is full of valuable tips regarding colour and techniques and gives you enough information explaining the whole process clearly from start to finish leaving you motivated and feeling like you are capable of creating something more beautiful and expressive than you have ever done before. I cannot wait to do the other courses aswell now. I'm so happy I discovered this site it is money well spent.