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O'Keeffe-Inspired Floral Tissue Collages - Project #69

Time: 1-2 Class Period
Difficulty: Moderate
Cleanup: Soap & Water

Project Kit (see Products Used below steps)
Paint Brush
Plastic Bowl

Materials needed if not using Project Kit:
Clear Glue
Non-Bleed Tissue Paper
9x12" Canvas Panel
Paint Brush
Plastic Bowl
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Try this extra-easy, yet striking tissue paper flower project inspired by American artist Georgia O'Keeffe. This project also has an instructional video available!


  • Step 1
    First, mix three parts clear glue to one part water in a plastic bowl. Then, tear tissue paper shapes, brush a layer of glue onto canvas and arrange tissue paper.
  • Step 2
    Continue to tear tissue paper shapes, adding layers of glue and tissue. Be sure to coat the tissue generously with the glue mixture.
  • Step 3
    Create additional layers in coordinating and contrasting colors of tissue until design is completed. Allow collage to thoroughly dry.

Products Used

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