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365 Collages | Week 33 | Cut things away as you go

Fresh Vintage, a collage by iHanna. Isolation is aloneness that feels forced upon you, like a punishment. Solitude is aloneness you choose and embrace. I think great things can come out of solitude, out of going to a place where … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 15 | Made in China

These collages are not “Made in China” of course, they are made by me here in Sweden. But they’re inspired by Chinese writings and graffiti on the wall. I hope you enjoy! Isolation is aloneness that feels forced upon you, … Continue reading

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Experiments with acrylic paint | smooch, rub, lift

Creativity is an elixir of life. It keeps us from being dried up and brittle by keeping the essence of our life-force juiciness channeling into new ideas, projects and visions. Heatherash Amara I love experimenting with acrylic paint. Making collage … Continue reading

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Letting Creativity Loose

Always pass on what you have learned. Yoda Sometimes I forget how to do a collage, how to paint or how to draw. It feels like I’m lost, or like I’ve lost my ability to be creative. But then I … Continue reading

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A million Gray Areas

Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find? Ridley Scott My love for polka dots, circles and spots is not winding down but increasing. I spot them everywhere in my life, pun intended. I also … Continue reading

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Try Tissue Paper Collage

Who doesn’t love and adore tissue paper? It’s available in so many pretty, bright colors (and patterns!) that my collection is still growing. I use it all the time, and thought I’d share a quick and super fun idea to … Continue reading

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365 Collages | Week 35 | Paper Patchwork Edition

Summer Ending Summer is ending, but my collage adventure continues into the autumn and hopefully until the end of this year. If that happens I will have created 365 collages this year. A huge and amazing number. This week’s batch … Continue reading

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Monoprinting Experiments

I’ve been watching a few fun videos about how to use a gel printing plate. I’m not sure what makes such a thing special or if it’s sold here in Sweden but I just imagined any surface where the paint … Continue reading

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Getting her hooked

If you haven’t tried a Semla yet you really need to hop on a plain right now – and come to Sweden to try one. They are delicious, especially as we swedes (mostly) eat them only in February while waiting … Continue reading

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Paint with a Plastic Card

The card I use when I scrape paint is a my old student card, but it is hardly visible behind all that paint. I’ve been using it for a few years now. I love using this method! It is one … Continue reading

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