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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.

90 of 90 students recommendSee All

I have been dabbling with collage again after many years and this was the perfect class to help me along my way. It was refreshing to see how Claire works and I always enjoy how she pairs together her colours and creates beautiful palettes. 20 minutes well worth spent!
Philippa Gillström

Artist, Illustrator, Teacher, Coach

Love it!
Thanks claire for a very inspirational clas!!! I totally relate to your use of colours and shapes.
Danelle Van Eeden

Mother and maker of things.





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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