Creative Collage: Book Inspiration (in-person)

Creative Collage: Book Inspiration (in-person)

Date(s) - April 23, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


This week’s collage practice will focus on flower language and book recycling. 

Observe flowering trees and seasonal wildflowers popping-up along the trails at Hoyt Arboretum with artist, guide, and poet Clara-Julia Peru.  Use the inspiration of nature to create thoughtful collages combining natural found objects, recycled materials, and seasonal significance. Learn how to plan and complete an original work of art from pencil sketch to finished collage. The course covers how to explore ideas, incorporate spatial drawing techniques, as well as apply basic color theory and collage techniques.

  • No previous art experience necessary; just bring your love of learning and creativity
  • If you are interested in attending all 4 weeks of Creative Collage (April 9, 16, 23, & 30), email to receive a discount code. 
  • Ticket price includes supply fees

About the instructor: Clara-Julia Peru is a poet, photographer, artist, and nature guide from Marseille, France.  She currently teaches French language and culture at Pacific University.  She is working towards using her art and love of outdoors as therapy to help others.

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If you qualify for an Oregon income assistance program, please email for details about further discounted program rates.

If you are interested in learning more about becoming a Hoyt Arboretum Friends member for discounted programs rates, please click HERE.


Bookings are closed for this event.

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