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The term collage derives from the French term papiers collés (or découpage), used to describe techniques of pasting paper cut-outs onto various surfaces. It was first used as an artists’ technique in the early twentieth century.Collage can also include other media such as painting and drawing, and contain three-dimensional elements. ’ (Tate Gallery).

We will be working from a still life set up. I’ve added one of the first collages by Picasso and a work by Braque to inspire us. If you could bring along a pair of scissors that would be helpful!


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