Sunday, August 17, 2008


Lisa Bartlett of Spare Parts Studio presents a Mixed Media Workshop
for the slightly strange.

a focus on Assemblage & collage-
Create several fabulous works of art in a really messy environment and leave the mess behind. Use fabulous treasures from the past, old papers from the 1800's, victorian hardware and photos, unusual things to create interesting works of art. Add personal items and create art that you will treasure.

Saturday September 20th 10-5 pm
at Orr Street Studios, Columbia Missouri
4:30-5 pm informal happy hour and viewing of creations.
$65 per person includes all tools, supplies,
lunch and snacks!
limited class size a non-refundable deposit of $25 received by Sept. 11th 2008 will hold your spot in the class.
For a registration form click here or e-mail or stop by Orr Street Studios and pick up a form.

Payment Information:
• You can pay online with any credit card via PAYPAL (log in at http://www. send to:
• or Make checks payable to Lisa Bartlett
Mail registraton form and deposit to:
Orr Street Studios
Attn: Lisa Bartlett
106 Orr Street
Columbia MO 65201

Techniques you will learn to apply:

The adhering of dimensional mixed media items
The use and application of surface textures
The use of symbolism
transfer techniques
Layering of mixed media objects

This class will be an exploration into the processes of assemblage and the use of found objects in art. It involves transforming discarded materials into something meaningful and even sacred.

Don't bring a thing (except for personal items to incorporate in your works) Just show up and create!

All items will be supplied including:

1. Scissors, cutting tools hardware, drills etc. . .

2. Drawing tools- pens, pencils, pastels et

3. Brushes (acrylic).

4. Acrylic gel Medium – or any adhesive for collage

5. Paint

6. Different kinds of glues

7. Antique objects, game pieces, old hardware, collage items,
ephemera from 1800’s -1920’s and old photos. The Good Stuff!

8. Vessels and boards for your creations.

-Bring various items that you would like to use on your shrine - this could be anything! - (Jewelry, fake flowers, price tags, watch parts, shoelaces, fake eyelashes, the kitchen sink etc.) Remember, smaller objects or items that can be broken down would be most appropriate.

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