Deconstructing & Reconstructing Images

When and Where

29 Nov 2019 - 13 Dec 2019 (9 hours, 3 weeks)
Days and times
Friday 18:00 - 21:00
Morley College London


Full fee
Concession fee
Senior fee
Senior Fee discount not applicable

Quick Facts

SooMin Leong
Course code

What you will learn

Discover different ways of collaging to recompose a new image by making use of existing test prints or/and photographs. Create depth in the work by using cutting and collage techniques to create 3D effects.

By the end of the course you will be able to

  • Use tools safely and confidently
  • Different ways and tricks of doing collage
  • Make use of photographs and old prints to create a new image or artwork with interesting composition
  • Use technique without supervision in the future
  • Understand the potential of collage for image making

Class format and activities

Demonstration and discussion around technical and creative subjects. Explore the potential of collage and using old images. Teaching is both in groups and on an individual, one to one basis, with technical and critical advice depending on your needs.

In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.

Entry requirements

No previous experience is necessary, but an interest in, or experience of drawing or design is useful

What you need to know before you enrol

Health & Safety information will be given at the start of the course and subsequent lessons where necessary. You will be asked to sign a form declaring that you agree to follow procedures as advised. Some chemicals used may be harmful in pregnancy, and some may cause irritation in very rare cases. Please let the tutor know if you are pregnant or have any sensitivity and they will advise you as to necessary precautions.

Note: at present there is no wheelchair access to the print studio, and the studios are on the 2nd and 3rd floors of the building. If you have any mobility issues please contact the department prior to enrolling.

What you will need for your class

Old print, photographs, scalpel (if you have), brushes, pencils

What you can do next

You can enrol on any of the subsequent Beginners courses, Mixed Levels or All Levels courses on any day. There are also various short courses, which generally focus on single techniques. Please talk to your tutor for more advice on what to do next.