Paper Scales as Texture with Hollie Chastain Workshop Registration


Artist Hollie Chastain joins Colossal for a virtual workshop on paper scaling, or the process of cutting small, rounded forms from the humble material. During our hour-long session, Chastain will teach techniques for adding texture, shadow, and dimension to both a solid color and portrait and offer tips and additional modifications to use on future projects. 

Workshop date: August 20, 2022, 1 to 2 p.m. CST

Required materials

  • Glue stick
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Ruler
  • Colored paper for texture practice
  • Three (3) identical portraits for portrait practice

Attendees will receive an email prior to the event with the printable portraits and Zoom link. Please select above whether you would like to provide your own materials or if we can ship you the prints and paper prior to the workshop.

About Hollie Chastain

Hollie Chastain is a mixed-media artist and illustrator working in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Coming from both a graphic design and studio art background, she creates work with a storytelling quality, mixing found materials, strong graphic elements, and modern palettes. As well as teaching workshops across the country, she maintains a home studio producing both personal work and client work. Her first book, If You Can Cut You Can Collage, was released in November 2017 through Quarto Publishing.

Giving Back

10% of proceeds for this workshop will benefit the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.