365 Collages | Week 3 | Butterfly Collage

I made seven random collages, and the theme didn’t show itself until I was almost done. But that’s okay too for me. You don’t need to know the end result to start, right? I don’t even think each week needs to be assigned a specific theme. I like random, as you might know.

It's about Butterfly Collage: 365 Collages in 2018 Week 3 by iHanna #365somethings2018 #butterfly #art

I like letting my intuition lead the way, not thinking too much about where I’m going with my art. I find thinking sometimes is my biggest hinder…

What am I going to do with it all

I used to think: “What am I going to do with all these collages when I’m done?” But these days I never go there. It’s a question of fear of the future. A question that only stops me in my tracks. It’s one of those question all creatives should avoid, especially when you’re starting out.

Both the question and the answer will hinder your progress!

The Greatest Danger for most of us is not that our aim is too high and we miss it, but that is too low and we reach it... Michelangelo #quote #studioihanna #365somethings2018

I think everyone who signed up to create 365 somethings this year is aiming very high. If you don’t reach all the way the effort is worth a lot, so let’s trudge on.† To keep up is definitely a challenge. I got a cold this week and I’m not feeling very creative at all, that’s why this post is a bit late. But let’s look at some collages.

I’m pretty sure you can guess the theme I’m thinking about…

Butterfly Collage Week: 365 Collages in 2018 Week 3 Butterfly flight by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
1. Butterfly flight collage by iHanna

Butterfly Collage Week: 365 Collages in 2018 Week 3 Strawberry Butterfly by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
2. Strawberry Butterfly collage by iHanna

Butterfly Collage Week: 365 Collages in 2018 Week 3 Black Winged Butterfly by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
3. Black Winged Butterfly collage by iHanna

Butterfly Collage Week: 365 Collages in 2018 on Week 3 Sent by Butterfly Wings by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
4. Sent by Butterfly Wings collage by iHanna

Butterfly Collage Week: 365 Collages in 2018 Week 3 Butterfly Mystique by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
5. Butterfly Mystique collage by iHanna

Butterfly Collage : Rose Garden Home by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
6. Rose Garden Home collage by iHanna

Butterfly Collage: 365 Collages in 2018 Week 3 by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
7. Back to my childhood room collage by iHanna

The Butterfly Collage Photos

I got myself a new laser printer last year. I love that thing, but the scanner is crappy. That’s why I’m trying to photograph my collages instead of scanning them, but this week I must’ve been tired. They’re all a bit crocked and some has a horrible glare that makes it hard to see the images they depict. Crap.

I might go back to redo these photos, we’ll see.

I also decided to not include a white background anymore. I thought it looked nice when I started, but I’d rather “zoom in” and show the art bigger and as square as they are. What do you think, which is better?

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365 Collages in 2018 Week 3 by iHanna #365somethings2018 #collage #art
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Thanks for being here, reading this and letting me share my artistic journey with you. Please tell me below in the comment section which of my collages you like best – and why. I’d love to know what you like, or dislike, about these.

Previously:†Week 2: printable colors | Next up: week 4 | This project is part of my 365 Somethings 2018 and I call it 365 Collages by iHanna |†Other Participants and Resources.

Follow the growing Pinterest Board 365 Somethings to see what the other’s are creating and sharing there each week, and the hashtag is #365somethings2018

Thanks for joining me and my fellow creators on this year’s big creative journey! Feel free to also check out 365 collages week 3 from back when I did a similar project in 2013.

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4 Responses to 365 Collages | Week 3 | Butterfly Collage

  1. Iryna Barysava says:

    Absolutely beautiful, all of them!

  2. Arielle says:

    Beautiful, Hanna! Thanks for sharing these with us! A nice reminder that Spring is coming!

  3. Vicky says:

    Hello Hanna, hope you are feeling better by now, lovely collages with butterflies, my favorite, Vicky

  4. marjorie jackson says:

    I love your Butterfly Mystique collage. I liked it because it looks like pure and mad with different colors this does not have so much design but it looks simply amazing too me. I also love to make it.

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