Paper Collage Murals: Create Nature-Inspired Wall Art

A course by Clare Celeste Börsch , Collage and Installation Artist

Collage and Installation Artist. Berlin, Germany.
Joined March 2021

Create a lush representation of nature through paper cutting to create lively mural artwork

  • 98% positive reviews (65)
  • 1482 students
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch

Create a lush representation of nature through paper cutting to create lively mural artwork

With paper-collage techniques, you can transform any space into a secret garden. Collage and installation artist Clare Celeste Börsche uses nature as inspiration for the immersive collages she creates. She’s committed to raising awareness around the environmental crisis through her artwork which has been featured in galleries around the world and in publications including O, The Oprah Magazine, and The Guardian.

In this course, she takes you through the process of creating harmonious compositions inspired by the natural world around you. Play with paper cutting and explore the possibilities of 3D paper collage.

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What will you learn in this online course?

14 lessons & 19 downloads

  • 98% positive reviews (65)
  • 1482 students
  • 14 lessons (2h 1m)
  • 19 additional resources (3 files)
  • Online and at your own pace
  • Available on the app
  • Audio: English
  • English, Spanish, Portuguese, German, French, Italian, Polish, Dutch
  • Level: Beginner
  • Unlimited access forever

What is this course's project?

Create a three-dimensional mural collage inspired by the natural world.

Projects by course students

Who is this online course for?

This course is for anyone with an interest in creating art from paper or who wants to learn to express themselves through nature.

Requirements and materials

No previous experience is necessary for this course.

You will need paper and pencil for sketching, access to a computer and laser printer, scissors, glue, and other materials specified by the teacher in this course.


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Clare Celeste Börsch

A course by Clare Celeste Börsch

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Collage and Installation Artist

Clare Celeste Börsch is a collage and installation artist based in Berlin. As the daughter of an artist, she grew up surrounded by creativity, encountering new landscapes around the world. Following a decade-long period working in public policy, she eventually turned to a career in professional art that combined her love of nature with her creative talent.

Using nature as her inspiration, she creates immersive 3D collages made of hand-cut paper images that are designed to engage people of all ages in biodiversity. Her work has appeared in international galleries as well as in publications including O, The Oprah Magazine, and The Guardian.


Content

  • U1

    Introduction

    • About Me
    • Influences
  • U2

    Gathering and Preparing Your Images

    • Getting Started
    • Choosing the Space and Defining the Composition
    • Choosing the Color Palette and Sourcing the Images
    • Printing and Image Sizing
    • Cutting Out the Images
  • U3

    Creating Your Mural

    • Visual Brainstorming
    • Sculpting with Paper 1
    • Sculpting with Paper 2
    • Installing the Images on the Wall
  • U4

    Maintenance, Repair, and Documentation

    • Maintenance, Repair, and Modifications
    • Sharing Your Work with the World
    • Keep Playing with the Technique
  • FP

    Final project

    • Paper Collage Murals: Create Nature-Inspired Wall Art

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Paper Collage Murals: Create Nature-Inspired Wall Art. Craft course by Clare Celeste Börsch

Paper Collage Murals: Create Nature-Inspired Wall Art

A course by Clare Celeste Börsch
Collage and Installation Artist. Berlin, Germany.
Joined March 2021
  • 98% positive reviews (65)
  • 1482 students