Silly Saturday Watercolor Collage

Watercolor Collage, silly saturday, debiriley.com

A Watercolor Collage of papers, bright bold with ragged torn edges. Undulating shapes that could be hills and foliage layering the landscape in vibrant violet.

Watercolor Collage, silly saturday, debiriley.com
Watercolor Collage

 

Watercolor Collage

Silly Saturday has not finished yet in my two part Saturday series- Vibrant Violet Watercolors first and  this Silly Watercolor Collage tagging along!

 

Silly Saturday is just a fun day for making art.

These Saturday posts are filled with creative, out of the box,  whacky art images and ideas. The idea is just to show up for a good time!

If, anything happens that I learn from great. If I get a bonus gift of some ‘result’  thats good too!

 

 

 

My inspiration for the Silly Saturday Watercolor Collage:

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  • Vibrant Violet,  part 1 of Silly Saturday
  • my recent bushwalk that was dull brown and nearly monochromatic,
  • a plethora of my favorite watercolor papers to play with,
  • and the fun of ripping and tearing!

 

 

 

I love collage especially with wc papers I have painted on.  In the studio I regularly play with them, almost like playing with crossword puzzles.

watercolor collage, daniel smith watercolours, debiriley.com
Serpentine Collage

However, they really don’t get featured on my site so much,  as they are quite abstract. Very shape oriented.

And to be honest,  Non representational artworks just don’t have nearly the popularity  that  an easy to identify  Tree, Boat, Flower, Sky  will have.

 

But,  I still absolutely love them!

 

 

 

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32 Comments

    1. thanks! me too, am partial to the serpentine collage 🙂
      I understand the issue about ‘control’ it is a long term skirmish ! Control, must be subjugated – I tell myself. I yell at it, and say hey, you’re not in control I am! LOL

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    1. thank you Maureen 🙂 its from 25 + yrs of looking always, for the contrasting tones light against darker shapes.
      thats it in a nutshell. plus, It Is Fun for me.

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  1. Your serpentine collage reminds me of rolling pastoral hills. It’s so beautiful. You inspire me to want to paint, even though I’m not an artist!

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  2. IT MUst be our week of relaxing ZEN .. Practice!! Your 2 posts last, just Jumped right out at me, and in a very FUN tickling Way!!..I feel plastic Wrap AND WaTercolour Excited. .?? .. 💙 I never ” really ” Got that before.
    Thank you Debi for giving us SILLY SATURDAYS.. ( Have an April family wedding.. But then i’m in for some Fresh JUST FUN time … Happy Weekend Debi !!. .. 😊 Cheers, Joanne

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    1. Joanne, thanks for sharing your thoughts!
      Its really great to get FEEDBACK on my Posts…
      I’m always debating, whether to ditch a theme and try a new one or not!!!

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    1. I am Delighted!! to hear that, Nannus; practically doing a happy dance lol Thank You for your thoughts and feedback – it makes a difference! cheers, Debi

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