Mixed Media Collage & Mark-Making with Karen Elaine

Yasutomo Ambassador




FREE per person


1h 30min

About This Experience

Washi papers are incredibly versatile for mixed-media art and collage, and Shikishi are beautiful substrates for creativity. Karen will show you a variety of papers, inks, drawing tools, and techniques that will inspire you to get into the creative flow. She will show how she decorates papers with mark-making, printmaking, and painting and uses Japanese papers in mixed-media collages.


Asagami Paper , Gasen Paper , Torinoko Paper 

Yasutomo Origami Paper: collage paper!

Chinese Ink Golden Black, Chinese Ink Silver Black 

Sumi Ink Japanese Bokuju Black 

Shikishi Board

Silverpoint Drawing Tool 2mm

Baren Rubbing Pad 

Nori Paste 

Niji Artist Gouache 12 Color

GOLDEN Silverpoint / Drawing Ground 



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About Your Host

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Karen Elaine is an artist, author, and instructor passionate about paper crafts and origami. She lives and creates in her home studio near Sedona, Arizona. Karen’s lifelong mission is to encourage creativity in others to help confront life's complexities and challenges.
She owns Kumomi Studio, a creative consulting and design company, and has been a long-time artist for Yasutomo for over thirty years.

Website: karenelaine.com
Instagram: @karenelainecreative
YouTube: @karenelaines
Facebook: @karenelaineartist