Art Collage : Create a Beautiful Paper Rose Bouquet

Claire Picard, Illustrator

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8 Videos (20m)
    • Introduction

    • Getting Inspired: Inspiration, Materials and Colour

    • Getting Started: Collaging Roses

    • Adding Leaves to your Composition

    • Adding Penwork: Stems

    • Using collage to add finer details

    • Adding Penwork: Spriggs

    • Final Thoughts


About This Class



Learn how illustrator Claire Picard, works with colour, form and collage in her first Skillshare class about decorative Art Collaging techniques. Learn step-by-step how to create a floral rose bouquet using collaging techniques, source visual inspiration for shape and form, and build an inspiring colour palette to work with – Claire pinpoints clearly the steps to building a balanced floral composition.

No prior experience required, this class is perfect for illustrators wanting to try out a new medium, but is also very accessible to beginners at all levels. Claire shows you how to take the collage technique to a more mature professional level, allowing you to create works of art for wall art or greetings cards.

128 of 128 students recommendSee All

Wonderful class! Very simple, clear directions and beautiful graphics, I really enjoyed this project.
Celia Caro

Art teacher and artist

Very clear process. Intriguing beauty in the result!
Bettina Beuttenmüller


Fun to create and you don't need to be precise as the primitive shapes make the character of the flowers and leaves.





Claire Picard


Claire Picard is an Illustrator based in the south of England. She has a degree in Fashion and Textiles, and with twenty years experience in design, Claire trained as a fashion designer and stylist and then turned her hand to print and embroidery design. Working solely in surface design, art and illustration in more recent years, Claire uses collage, paint and digital media in her creative artwork. She has produced and sold work to a variety of companies, based both in the UK and the US.

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