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Text and Image: Telling Stories in Collage

Did you ever want to express yourself in words and images to make beautifully expressive collage? In this workshop with Vermont artist Jane Davies we will explore the power of image-word relationships by pushing beyond traditional “illustrated text” or “photo with caption” formats into a world of complex layers of meaning, exciting surprises, and personal expression.

We will use found text as well as learn many ways of creating our own text.  Likewise, we’ll incorporate found images, personal photos, altered imagery (including transfers), and our own artwork. We’ll play with fanciful juxtapositions, create mood and atmosphere with color, explore new narrative possibilities, as well as learn basic techniques and principles of collage composition.

Visit Jane’s blog for a view into her work and teaching skills.  Very inspiring!

  • Date: Saturday, February 22, 2014
  • Time: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Location: Ridgewood Clubhouse, South Burlington
  • Cost: $55 (Payment due in full with registration to reserve a spot!)
  • Materials: Materials list will be supplied with registration confirmation

Click here to download the registration form. Please send your completed registration form with a check made out to Book Arts Guild of Vermont, to:

Jane Davies Workshop
c/o Marcia Vogler
1510 Hinesburg Road
Charlotte, VT 05445

Spots in the workshop will be filled in the order in which the applications are received. You will receive confirmation of your registration via e-mail. After registration, you will be sent a list of tools to bring to the workshop.

Refund Policy
Cancellations made prior to 15 days before the first class will receive a refund for the full amount. Cancellations made within 8-14 ¬days before the first class will receive a 75% refund if the spot is able to be filled from the wait list or a 50% refund if the spot is not able to be filled. No refunds will be given for cancellations made within 7 days before the first class. Cancellations due to emergencies will be handled on an individual basis. A full refund will be given if the class is canceled by the Book Arts Guild of Vermont.

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