Collage Paper Pizzazz

learn how to create luscious and uniquely textured collage papers for your paintings, art journals and mixed media works

Course Summary

  Are you excited to learn how to create luscious and uniquely textured collage papers for your paintings, art journals and mixed media works? Here’s a fabulous opportunity! In this 2-session online workshop, Jacqueline will show you how to use acrylic paints and mediums to make intriguing and colorful transparent designs and patterns on tissue paper (Session 1), and then how to use these papers in collages (Session 2).

In Session 1, students also learn how to use color to make their collage papers pop and insights for avoiding muddy colors. Instruction includes creating collage papers with unusual textures by adding items like coffee grounds, tea leaves, saw dust and mica flakes!

 In Session 2, students learn how to design and build collages in layers using acrylic mediums and the thin transparent collage papers they’ve created, as well as how to add imagery to their work. are covered in this workshop. You can work along with Jacqueline while online or take it all in and then work along with the downloadable recording that Jacqueline will provide to you about a week after the workshop.

 All levels of students are welcome - from those new to creating art, to experienced artists seeking new ideas and techniques!

Course Curriculum

Jacqueline Sullivan

Artist Jacqueline Sullivan expresses her creativity through mixed-media, acrylic, and calligraphic paintings and books. Her works are unique expressions of adventure and discovery, each piece experimenting with texture, layers, color, unusual materials, calligraphic marks, and words. In addition to technical precision, personal artistic development is intrinsic to her practice. She earns her living as an artist educator as well as maintaining an active studio practice to develop personal work.

In her 30 years of teaching, Jacqueline has developed and presented many classes. She is a certified GOLDEN Artist Educator, making her a specialist on acrylic products and techniques. She is a member of the education teams for Marabu Creative, Ampersand and Silver Brush. Her workshops are multi-disciplined and given online as well as at top art retreats and for art, book arts, fiber and calligraphy guilds and conferences in the US , Canada and Europe.

Jacqueline’s work has appeared in many publications, including Astarte’s Mega-Zine, Cloth Paper Scissors, Pages, and Somerset Studio, as well as many calligraphic journals. Her work has been published in Acrylic Works 4: Captivating Color the Best of Acrylics. And Acrylic Works 6: Creative Energy, the Best of Acrylics both published by Northlight books. Her bestselling DVD, Acrylics: Textures, Layers, and Metallics, is published by Creative Catalyst Productions.

,Jacqueline has a degree in graphic design, working for many years as a publication, marketing, and advertising designer. She is the recipient of top national awards for the fashion publications that she designed. She uses her knowledge of graphic design to help her students improve their paintings. She paints and lives in Cincinnati, OH.

John Smith


Highly Recommended Course. Easy to Understand, Informative, Very Well Organized. The Course is Full of Practical and Valuable for Anyone who wants to Enhance their Skills. Really Enjoyed it. Thank you!!

Course Pricing

  • One-Time Purchase
  • $110 USD

    2- session Class

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