Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council

WINTER SESSION - Paper Collage

2022 WINTER The Garden As Inspiration Series - 6 Week Session

Paper Collage Enhanced with Watercolor, Pencils, and Markers

Maria Mariottini, Instructor

5 MONDAYS & 1 TUESDAY (Not Meeting on Valentine's Day (M. Feb 14)

Feb. 7 (Mon.), 15 (Tues.), 21 (Mon.), 28 (Mon.), Mar. 7 (Mon.), 14 (Mon.)  at 6pm – 7:30pm

COVID-19 COMPLIANT - Masks & Social Distancing Required

@ The Robey Hall   2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

QUESTIONS: [email protected]

FEE: $100   (Registered Students will be Sent a Link to Pay On-Line or Via Check)

VIEW SUPPLY LIST BELOW - Students Bring to the First Class

STUDENTS PROVIDE THESE SUPPLIES and Wear a Mask and Social Distance

  • A pad of mixed media paper approximately 8in x 12in
  • Watercolors block or tube
  • 3 water color brushes of various sizes
  • Masking tape - narrow (1/4in width) and wide (1in width)- ANY SIZE IS FINE
  • A board as least as big as your paper
  • Any types of markers or colored pencils
  • Paper towels or clean rags
  • Elmers Glue or Mod Podge Small Bottle
  • One Inch Sponge Brush

There will be supplement materials supplied by the teacher. The supplemental materials will be used to explore texture and used to build collages. The goal after 6 weeks is to create mixed media college’s that show a variety of surface quality referenced by the Garden of Wicker Park.  This class is for all levels.

Maria Mariottini will teach The Garden as Inspiration Series Paper Collage Enhanced with Watercolor, Pencils, and Markers class.  The class will be a 6 week long series that explores forms and textures in the Wicker Park Garden. The first session will be an intro to the process of Paper Collage Enhanced with Watercolor, Pencils, and Markers.  Each following session will have a different focus on paper collage to encourage expanded vision.

Maria Mariottini has a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts from the School of the Art Institute in Chicago and a Master in Educating Adults from DePaul. She produced the Bucktown Arts Fest for 20 years and still serves as a juror. She is committed to the value of arts and community.

The Goal of the Series is to explore the Wicker Park Gardens as a source of inspiration to YOU as you learn various painting and drawing techniques, to meet and share your work with others, and to assist in funding the 10,000 sq. ft. of gardens in Wicker Park.

**The Garden As Inspiration Series is a Project of the Wicker Park Garden Club and Advisory Council WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP with The Robey Chicago and The Chicago Park District.

VIEW STUDENT’S WORK from 2020 on WPAC Facebook

READ Our Urban Times ARTICLE about 2020 The Garden As Inspiration Drawing Class in the Park

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Date: 02/07/2022 (Mon.)

Time: 6:00pm - 7:30pm CST

Location: The Robey Hall 2022 W. North Avenue, Chicago, IL 60622

Created by:   Douglas Wood
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