Course Details
$190 4 seats left
Start Date:

Wed, Jul 28, 9:30am - Sep 01, 11:30am Central Time (6 sessions)

Interactive Online Classroom via Zoom
Chicago, Illinois
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Class Level: Intermediate
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10
Teacher: Bonnie Katz

What you'll learn in this collage class:

Snip, tear, and assemble your way through the expressive medium of collage. Create compositions using a variety of papers and techniques to gather images, shapes and colors. Recycle your magazines, newspapers, photos you have at home to create silhouettes and stencils. Resources such as best glues to use and how to integrate mediums like paint and graphite into a composition will be explored. Create 3-5 collages. To inspire your work, themes such as a quote, poem, landscape or personnel imagery will be shared.

Required Materials:

  • Tools- Scissors, X-acto knife
  • Adhesives- glue stick, white glue, Nori paste, soft gel medium
  • cutting board or cardboard
  • Substrates- surfaces to glue collage pieces on such as watercolor paper, drawing paper, canvas.
  • Drawing materials such as graphite pencils, colored pencils, gouache, oil or acrylic paints…
  • Magazines, catalogs, pictures, tissue paper, origami paper, packing labels, canned good labels…
  • Paint brushes
  • Gesso
  • Tweezers

Optional Materials

  • Blick Yasutomo “Nori” Paste B24000-1002 10oz. $9.99
  • Golden soft gel acrylic medium B00628-1097 32 oz. $34.43
  • Blick gel medium B000623 1014 4.650z tube $7.30
  • B00623-1016 pnt $12.66
  • Blick Canson “XL” watercolor pad B10173-1023 9” x 12” $8.66
  • Blick Gesso 00691-1026 16 oz. $10.12

Please Note:

  • This interactive online class is presented via Zoom. Please download Zoom and register your email address prior to your first class.
  • You will be emailed Zoom meeting instructions, including a unique URL and meeting code to join the class at least 1 day before the start of the class.
  • Review the supply list posted. Students are responsible for purchasing all necessary supplies.
  • Classes that do not meet enrollment minimums will be cancelled three days prior to the start of the class.

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
Tuition is refundable for Adult and YFA (Youth Fine Arts) classes, minus a processing fee for each class dropped, only if the EAC Registrar is notified by or on the next working day after the first class has met. Workshop fees (minus a processing fee) are refundable up until one week prior to the program. 

If the Director of IT and Administration is notified at least one week prior to the scheduled start date, a processing fee of $50 is charged for dropping adult classes, YFA classes, or workshops costing $100 or more or a $25 processing fee is charged for dropping programs costing under $100. 

A processing fee equal to 50% of the tuition is charged for adult or YFA classes and camps that are dropped during the period from six days before the first class meets and the next working day after the first class has met (workshop fees are not refundable during this period). Please refer to the chart below. 

Students are responsible for notifying the Art Center Director of IT and Administration that they wish to drop a class or workshop; not attending class does not constitute an official withdrawal from courses or cancellation of tuition or fees. If you must drop a class or workshop after the deadline, no refunds will be given. 

There is no deferred, reduced or pro-rated tuition. Membership is non-refundable. There are no exceptions to the Evanston Art Center refund policy.

Refund Schedule for Dropped Classes or Workshops

Type Dropped 7 or more days before the 1st Session* Dropped between 6 days before the 1st Session & the 1st Working day after the 1st Session Dropped after the 1st Working day after the 1st Session*
Adult & YFA Classes & Camps Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** Tuition is refunded minus a processing fee equal to 50% of the Tuition No Refund or Credit
Workshops costing $100 or more Tuition refunded minus $50 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No refund or credit
Workshops under $100 Tuition refunded minus $25 processing fee** No Refund or Credit No Refund or Credit

*The first session is defined as the first day a class or workshop meets (not the first class or workshop attended).  

**To avoid paying the processing fee, students may elect to receive a full tuition credit for classes or workshops dropped seven days or more before the first session. Tuition credit will expire one year from the date the class or workshop is dropped and must be used in full for EAC class and/or workshop tuition. After the credit is redeemed, no further refund options will be available. 

Tuition credits are not redeemable for cash under any circumstances. Credits may be transferred to another individual only with written notice.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:30am - 11:30am Central Time Bonnie Katz 6 $190
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Wed, Aug 04 9:30am - 11:30am Central Time Bonnie Katz
Wed, Aug 11 9:30am - 11:30am Central Time Bonnie Katz
Wed, Aug 18 9:30am - 11:30am Central Time Bonnie Katz
Wed, Aug 25 9:30am - 11:30am Central Time Bonnie Katz
Wed, Sep 01 9:30am - 11:30am Central Time Bonnie Katz

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Paper Remix I
Reviewed by Sandy J. on 7/27/2020
Class is fun and we have all seen growth in our work. Love the demos, artist info and feedback given.
Paper Remix I
Reviewed by Sandy J. on 2/17/2021
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