PITTSBURGH CENTER FOR CREATIVE REUSE – FABRIC COLLAGE – FEBRUARY 2019

Artist Jamie Earnest lead a project in Creative Reuse that exercised multiple senses: touch and texture, both of which are abundant in the space. Creating fabric collages allowed the students to create a natural extension of 2D (color, pattern, line) art making by incorporating touch and tactility. This allowed the students to think through their shapes by cutting rather than drawing, and to consider the interaction between differing textures.

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