Category Archives: Collage

I am a collage artist because I was born that way. I want to cover the world in scraps of paper, pieces of ephemera, tissue paper and painted backgrounds…

Collage: Blue Dragonflies

I don’t wait for moods. You accomplish nothing if you do that. Your mind must know it has got to get down to work. Pearl S. Buck Hello Thursday and hello dear series of dragonfly collages (continuing from this collage). … Continue reading

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A Tiny Step Forward Collage

Sometimes it’s hard to find the words to say I’ll go ahead and say them anyway Forget your balls and grow a pair of tits… It’s hard, it’s hard, it’s hard out here for a bitch Lilly Allen Sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Collages

Everyone has talent. What is rare is the courage to follow the talent to the dark place where it leads. Erica Jong I finally cut a few new squares, smaller than before, for collage. They are about 12,5 x 12,5 … Continue reading

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Mixed Media Collage

Collage time! Circles again, inside my brain, on the cardigan I’m wearing – and then from my hands onto the paper. Cut out, drawn, or sewn – they appear in all colors and forms on my polka dot desk. Mostly … Continue reading

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Scanning vs. Photographing Collage

I am back with square, abstract artwork. I made a few collages this spring, but never got around to posting them then. Now I really want to get back to creating art and sharing it with you guys, so let’s … Continue reading

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Upsidedown Collage

There is not one big cosmic meaning for all; there is only the meaning we each give to our life, an individual meaning, an individual plot, like an individual novel, a book for each person. Anaďs Nin Collage: In what … Continue reading

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Collage is about Self-Discovery

Collage is part of a perpetual voyage of self-discovery and refinement – an intellectual grand tour through philosophies and civilizations… distilled in the “tearingness” of original edges. Robert Motherwell My collage voyage continues with a fresh start this year, and … Continue reading

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Finding my way back to Collage

After the huge project of making 365 Collages last year, I took the first three months of from collage making. It was not intentionally, and I didn’t plan for it. When I finished the project I still felt a huge … Continue reading

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Collage Assignment | A Visit to the Land of Forever Summer

In the Coursera class Introduction to Art: Concepts & Techniques with teacher Anna Divinsky that I took this summer I made three of the assignments (you had to make two to get a diploma). Two of those I’m rather proud … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 52 | The End

Before you make a six-volume improvement list for 2014, there is unfinished business in 2013. Take a seat. Take a few deep breaths, too. Then look back at 2013, and see what you did right.* Quinn McDonald Collage: Filed under … Continue reading

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