ART EXHIBITION: THE ATTRACTION... The major attraction on the exhibition day was the collage work titled “THE PLAY GROUND”. The size is 75 inches by 210 inches. The Director of Nigerian French Village, Prof. Aje was delighted to see the awesome collage work done by the group of 22 students. The Visual Art instructor, Mr. Adeniyi Olusegun Michael, engaged the students in this work to encourage team work and to open them to exploration possibilities.
The EXHIBITION is the fusion of art, creativity and education! The Visual Art students should be commended for creating and infusing art into life! Their commitment and dedication to Art should be given applause. The exhibition was packaged to celebrate the wonderful visual art students of FRENCH VILLAGE INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE. Kudos to their mentor and Art instructor Mr. Adeniyi Olusegun Michael, for discovering and developed these talents. Visit their online portfolio to see more of their works, log on:
The present of the Director of Nigerian French Village, Prof. Aje added colour to the event. It was a creative interactive section between him and the students. The students had an apple opportunity to share their art pieces with the audience.
Collage is pasting bits of paper, cloth onto a flat surface to make a pictorial expression or pattern. Collage is a French word that means ‘pasting’ or ‘gluing’. In art terms it refers to the practice of attaching objects, such as bits of paper or cloth, to the surface of a canvas or other support.
MATERIALS FOR COLLAGE
2- Old calenders, magazines, or fabric
3- Scissors, Knife Razor blade etc
5- board, cardboard straw board, canvas etc.
STEP 1- To create collage, you need to make drawing first on a suitable surface of choice like board, cardboard straw board, canvas etc.
STEP 2- Then, several tones of different colours were cut from old calendars into tiny pieces. STEP 3- The drawing is covered with glue.
STEP 4- broomstick is dipped in glue before used to pick each tone of colour, placing each pieces together side by side until it assumed the entire working space.
STEP 5: The finished work could be placed on the wall as a mural.
Conclusively, collage is cheap to practice by students but it usually requires painstaking attempt and much patience.