I got a wild hair the other day and decided to tear down a full sheet (22 x 30″) of watercolor paper in quarters. Which is working pretty large, for me, as I usually stay right around 5 x 7″ or so. I had fun working out some “stuff” on the surface, with lots of color and using many different mediums. I created that piece to use as collage fodder….and here is a collage on 11 x 14″ watercolor paper, made solely from that original work:
Materials used to create the original piece, which was posted here:
- Golden fluid acrylics
- Inktense blocks
- Liquitex white gesso
- Golden black gesso
- Neocolor II water-soluble crayons
- Dr Ph Martin’s Bombay India ink
- M. Graham watercolor paint
- Random round household objects to make impressions and other random objects used as scrapers
- Lots of emotion!
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I haven’t glued the pieces down yet, as I feel it may need a tweak or two. I’m gonna let it cogitate for awhile. The original piece was so saturated with color, while this collaged piece leaves lots of space for the eye to rest, something it really needed, I think. It feels restful and peaceful to me, even with so much vibrant magenta humming through it. I’d love to hear what type of feelings this might bring up for you. Maybe it makes you feel like dancing, hehe. 🙂 We can only hope, right? Have a wonderful week!