Collage for beginners - An abstract flower

Doris Charest, Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

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9 Videos (33m)
    • Collage A flower Introduction

    • Collage A flower The drawing

    • Collage A flower The background

    • Collage A flower Adding gold

    • Collage A flower Adding string

    • Collage A flower Adding white

    • Collage A flower Adjusting the composition

    • Collage A flower Last details

    • Collage The Flower Conclusion


About This Class

Collage is a fun and easy. An abstract flower is great fun!  This course is for the new-to-collage and will teach you all about how to start a collage painting. Once you learn the basic steps, collage will be a joy. There are hints and pointers in every lesson. By the end of the series, you should be able to create your own collages all by yourself. These are the successful lessons that have been used for beginner students before.  I have chosen my students' favorite lessons show you.  Come and enjoy these lessons too. Upload your version for everyone to see.

9 of 9 students recommendSee All

Simple, straightforward teaching, just the way I like it. A project that anyone can do with good results.
Meticulous and methodical instructions lead to success. The proof will arrive when I post my project. Thank you for a fun and inspirational course.
Susan Harrington

Lavender Grower and Artist





Doris Charest

Contemporary Fine Art Specialist and Instructor

Doris Charest – Biography


BED University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB

BFA University of Calgary, Calgary, AB

MED University of Alberta, AB

Mixed media is Doris’ favorite favorite form of painting . She loves exploring with textures, shapes, and a more contemporary look. Nature and the world around her inspires Doris. Her love of texture won her the Allessandra Bisselli Award and a First Place in a Still Life show with the Federation of Canadian Artists in Vancouver. Look for Doris Charest’s work in the American Magazine: Sommerset Studio (Summer, 2007) and British Magazine: Leisure Painter. Both feature a three pages of Doris’ artwork. She won the Sylvie Brabant award in 2011 for her work in the art community. In 2013 she won First Place for her collage work in a show with the Federation of Canadian Artists in Vancouver, BC.  For workshops: Phone: 780-458-3951 or email: [email protected]