Monday, August 12, 2013

A New Series

I am very happy to say that the muse has decided to hang around for a while!  It's funny how sometimes I make collages that are stand-alones and now I seem to be on a roll with a new series. A friend gave me a box of Life, Look and Post magazines from the early 50s to the early 70s.  I have to say the ones from the 50s are my favorites- Thanks to a good friend I have a great title for this one, Tainted Love.  Thanks Tom.  The background is a mono-print done with a Gelli plate.  Part of this one is digital and part is good old X-acto cutting.


  1. Those old magazines can be quite engrossing. The way people and objects are depicted in the ads tell you so much about the era in which those magazines existed. A different time, indeed!!! I love the simplicity of the imagery in this piece and, especially, the way the Gelli monoprint ties everything together. I have a wonderful book that I bought years ago, called "Yesterday's Tomorrows," that has many pictures from the 1940s through the early 1960s of what people, then, imagined the near-future would be like (flying cars, personal rocket ships--the whole bit!). Thanks for sharing, Terry.

  2. Love how you have incorporated the vintage magazine illustrations into a new composition along with a "new" art technique, gelli plates. Really well done!