Held in the palms of thousands of disgruntled people over the centuries have been ideas worth millions Ė if they only had taken the first step and then followed through.
Robert M. Hayes

Collage: Grid number 03 by @ihanna

Thanks for all your kind feedback on my post about reseting your art practice yesterday. I’m more than ten years in on my bloggin adventure, and I still love getting comments and feedback on the stuff I put out. It feels like I am being seen and appreciated, and it means a lot! When it stops being interesting and feeling good I will stop blogging. To me blogging is about communication, so I feel thankful when it’s not just my voice echoing out into the vast emptiness that can sometimes be the internet…

Today I’m sharing three of my most recent grid collages, as I shared the fourth in the series yesterday. I have used some illustrations and prints by others, but mostly the papers are my own painted papers, some with gold acrylic paint even.†

Collage: Grid number 01 by @ihanna

I loved, loved, loved punching these squares out (each square is 1,25 inch or 3 cm) and then finding the right combination to glue down together. To me, each square is a little piece of art and all of them have specific meaning to me in terms of origin, technique, color or texture. Together they tell a story even though I choose to name them Grid number x and so on this time.

Collage: Grid number 04 by @ihanna

I think I’ll consider making a few more of these collage squares, or squares in a grid as you might call them, just for the heck of it. What do you think?