Category: collage

06 Mar

From Sketchbook Project to Collages

I really liked the bird collages I created in the Sketchbook Project book so I decided to recreate more in the same style on 6″x6″ wooden panels. Etsy listing » Etsy listing » Etsy listing » Etsy listing » Each one is made with book page scraps, security envelopes, red paper, and a bird, then […]

15 Feb

The Completed Sketchbook Project: Thread and Surface

I put the finishing touches on my Sketchbook Project pages yesterday. I am pleased with how it’s all come together. It was a good place to explore new ideas around paper cutting and collage, and the whole thing has inspired new work. That’s exactly what a sketchbook is for. The theme I chose to work […]

16 Aug

Upcycled Collage: Hummingbirds

I’m still a week behind on sharing new work, but my excuse this time is vacation. Boris and I were on Pender Island with friends for five nights and it was a glorious getaway for all those involved. I debating doing a big of blogging while I was there, but I preferred having a laptop-free […]

08 Aug

Upcycled Collage: Crane & Book Cover

This is the second upcycled collage I completed last week. It was very satisfying to sit down for the day and come away with two completed collages. You should’ve seen the HUGE mess in the studio when I was finished. Normally with the books I use in my altered book work the cover of the […]

04 Aug

Upcycled Collage: The Wading Birds

The bird collages made from upcycled materials continue this week with three new pieces almost completed. This is the first of the three, and also my favorite of them all. The canvas for this collage is the cover of a wooden box, the rest of which I used earlier this year in another mixed media […]

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