Project 20

Textile Collage

Step 1.

Follow Zana’s instructions to make a textile collage using fabric scraps from your home.


You’ll need:
– Fabric scraps (different colours, textures, and patterns), including one larger piece for the backing
– Thread
– Needle
– Scissors
– String or rope to hang

Members of the Nina Collective, contact the studio if you need supplies to complete this project! 

Step 2.

Show us! Send your photos to janice@thenina.ca, and share them on social media using #NinaArtChallenge. We’ll share your artwork with the world in our digital art gallery!

Some tips for photographing your work:
– Make sure your artwork is well lit. Natural light (from a window or outside) works best!
– Try your best to take the photo straight-on to avoid weird angles. Hanging your art on a wall to take the photo works great, or you can lay your piece flat and shoot from above (but watch out for shadows!)

Zana Wensel

Today’s project is from a special guest! Zana Wensel is a multidisciplinary artist from Edmonton. She is one of six participants in the 2020 RBC Emerging Artists Project at the Nina. You can see more of her work at https://zanawensel.format.com/

The Nina has suspended our programs until the COVID-19 situation has stabilized, but we’re challenging all of our artists to keep making art at home with the #NinaArtChallenge!

Because we know our artists aren’t the only people stuck at home unexpectedly right now, we’d like to invite all of our friends and followers to participate in these art challenges as well. You can sign up now to receive the #NinaArtChallenge prompts by email and create along with us.

Sign up for the #NinaArtChallenge

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