Paper as thin as a bridal veil.
Revealing more than it covers.
Dimpled and heavy, rough papers; and lovely silken smooth, velvety papers.
All that fun I’m having, tearing my beautiful papers up.
Ripping, shredding, tearing.
But it is not really a ‘destructive’ process.
I’m building. Creating.
Ever so slowly, constructing art.
Yes. I am still having a go with my on going Collage Project!
There is more information in Tearing it Up about the collage, and the slow progressive steps I’ve been making.
I included the photos of Upon the Waters, the pond today because, I feel they tie in with my collage.
The colors and the ‘feel’ are largely, simpatico.
Even though, the photo of the pond was not my reference source for the collage….. you can see How It could have been!
You can see,
how you could go out, take photos and then use your photographs with your imagination and your creativity to do like-minded, inventive things in art.
There is no greater joy,
no greater satisfaction – than inventing something.
Creating something. Building it… yourself.
The rectangular design, loses a certain ‘something.’
The featured, cropped square format seems to me to be a tighter and more unified fit. A better design.
You may find that your preference is for the horizontally placed rectangle. This does provide a more relaxed feeling, whereas the square is more sturdy, upright, and has more of an immediacy. There really is no right or wrong, its personal preference.
This is the same photo, but I’ve gone darker and moodier. Less color shows. Its as if night has nearly come.
Partner Posts that I have selected to read and view with this one:
Entwined… for the excerpts on (Contrasts, Square Format, Limited Palette, and Wabi Sabi a sense of unique character.)
I love papers and experiment frequently.
The feel of the various types, its quite amazing. Its like different types of fabrics to touch.
Some of the Papers I used include: Masa, Stonehenge, Ho Sho, Shirakaba, Arches cold press, tissue paper, Somerset, Lennox, Fabriano.