Mini Art Lab: Collaging With Words with CHD:WCK!


Collaging with Words is a quick, step-by-step tutorial to teach you how to create an original collage using words and shapes. This 30-minute art lesson is led by Charlotte-based artist CHD:WCK! He will guide you on using paint, fun words, and help you think about how to combine all elements to make your own collage. Best for ages 7 and up.

CHD:WCK! is a multidisciplinary artist focusing mostly on photography and collage. He often incorporates text into his work to convey his message.

What you’ll learn:

  • How to create your own collaging materials
  • How to layer and layout a collage on paper
  • How to incorporate hand-written text into your work

What you'll need to create:

  • Paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue stick
  • Acrylic paint
  • Paintbrushes
  • Sharpies
  • Printing brayer
  • Plastic fork

Enjoy word collages? Check out our other Mini Art Labs and consider making a donation to further McColl Center's mission to support artists and offer you creative experiences like these.