Category: collage

11 Feb

Collage: The Butterfly Chase

I really wish I had more than just two of these circle cut pieces of wood because they were terrific to work with and now I’ve used both. The first collage featured airships and this one has butterflies. It’s a theme of flying things. I continued using the same materials in this one because I’ve […]

03 Feb

The Return of the Airships

I picked up two beautiful pieces of round wood from a recent artist networking event and had been itching to use them for new collage work. I’ve never made something round but it seemed like a fun shape to work with. I also haven’t ever made a collage so large. I decided to reinterpret an […]

26 Jan

Collage: Birds and threads

There are a few things I’m trying to do at the moment in terms of new work: 1. Make time for experimentation with new ideas and materials 2. Create lower priced inventory 3. Repurpose leftover materials or objects from other projects. These three goals came together with the collage I finished yesterday. I started out […]

13 Jan

Altered Book Commission: Time is More Infinite Than We

Late last year I was thrilled to get my first request to create a commissioned altered book for a client. The couple had recently found a deer skull on their Gulf Island property and felt it was the perfect thing for me to work with in making them a custom piece of art. It’s not […]

19 Dec

Collage: Birds of a Feather

This particular cradle frame panel has been hanging around unfinished or half-started (depending on your perspective) for a couple of years. I did a gel medium transfer of an ink jet print of one of my photos and overlay this with a semi-transparent spiral patterned Japanese paper. That’s as far as I got with the […]

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