My thoughts about the creative process and a place to share my art works.
Tuesday, July 30, 2013
Grosbeaks & LetterHead
The title to this hand cut and paste collage is the title of this post. I love to paint paper- I will sometimes paint large sheets of paper like 22' X 30". I cut it to the size of the background that I want to use. It is incredibly freeing to paint with large strokes and mixing colors right on the sheet. It is very different from the elements I carefully cut for my collages. I sometimes will spend a whole day cutting out things
to collage with. It becomes almost a Zen-like exercise as I just get in
the zone with a sharp blade. The letterhead guy is from a rubber stamp from a long time ago- the company was called Mars Tokyo. I love mail art and that stamp made me think of that.