Class/Workshop Title: Torn Paper Collage

Medium: Collage

Instructor: Althea Sassman

Date/Time: Sat, February 22, 2020 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.


During this one-day, fun, and relaxed workshop, desert contemporary artist Althea Sassman will demonstrate the process of creating her unique, painterly form of torn-paper collage. Instruction begins with paint-on-paper techniques, and continues with paper-tearing tips, color/value play, and application techniques. Students will create their own artwork using the subject of their choice by integrating their own variety of hand painted, handmade, decorative and recycled papers. All skill levels are welcome!

About Instructor:

Althea is an Arizona State University graduate and previous graphic designer and art director for advertising agencies in the Phoenix/Scottsdale area. Currently she enjoys creating what emotionally connects her to the desert environment through her torn-paper collages. Her work can be seen at the Hidden In The Hills Studio Tour, find her current show and workshop schedule  online at, or follow her creative journey on @althea_collageartist

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Note: Registration Opens September 15, 2019