Discover cut n paste techniques in graphic design

Course Dates: 08/04/21
Time: 14:00 - 16:00
Location: Online
Handmade cut n paste collage work continues to be an approach taken by designers and is the tool kit for many graphic designers and mixed media artists. Still relevant today within contemporary design, this short workshop will give you creative control with a chance to discover your own unique style using hands-on cut and paste collage methods. Create stunning contemporary style graphic imagery and design work, with a playful approach to exploring shape, line, texture, composition, scale and type.
This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
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Course Code: VO918

Finished Thu, day, 08 Apr - 08 Apr '21

Duration: 1 session

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What is the course about?

As part of our Discovery series we want to shine a spotlight on our exceptional tutor team in the School of Visual Arts at City Lit. Pam Williams teaches on our Graphic design projects course and has a passion for working with low-fi cut n paste techniques that can then develop into high quality outcomes.

This is a live online course. You will need:
- Internet connection. The classes work best with Chrome.
- A computer with microphone and camera.
- Earphones/headphones/speakers.
We will contact you with joining instructions before your course starts.

What will we cover?

- What is collage in the world of graphic design
- Reference to contemporary and historical designers who use cut n paste methods
- Tips and tricks for getting started.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Have gained insight into the possibilities of working with collage

- Identify how initial ideas can be developed into a range of artworks.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

Suitable for all levels.

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

Live online workshop where the tutor will discuss the topic and provide guidance as well as demonstrations.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

To participate in this workshop please consider having the following:

- old magazines, newspapers, books (text and images
- coloured papers or card
- old packaging, post etc
- white or neutral tone paper
- scissors, craft knife
- tape or glue stick (masking tape, cello tape, packaging tape, craft tape).

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

Our spring discovery series runs until April 18th. For more details on all the events please visit

Pam Williams

Pam Williams is a designer and an educator with a wealth of industry experience. Working with leading architects, including Foster and Partners to create exhibition and signage design. Whilst at The Museum of London she produced graphic illustrations for inhouse Archaeology publications. She is responsible for the visual identity and promotional material for Peckham based Ganapati Restaurant. Pam has been lead as well as contributed to teaching Visual Communications at the University of the Arts on the Foundation course and for Central Saint Martin Summer School Programme. She is a graduate of Central Saint Martins and The Royal College of Art.

Please note: We reserve the right to change our tutors from those advertised. This happens rarely, but if it does, we are unable to refund fees due to this. Our tutors may have different teaching styles; however we guarantee a consistent quality of teaching in all our courses.