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I love mixed media art journals. I love the idea of being able to create something like this, from ArtGirlCreation78. Though I’m pretty confident in creating collages, I’m not so good at using other mediums in my art. I love the idea of using paint and adding color to things, but it takes me a …Read More
I’m a firm believer that the ability to make good collage art isn’t a matter of talent, it’s a matter of practice; the more you work on collaging, the better you get. Though it may be that some people are naturally born with “the eye”, knowing how to place things in a pleasing manner, this …Read More
I’m really behind. I took the time to photograph so many of the lovely postcards people submitted for the postcard swap last April, and then I never posted them. We’ve got another swap coming up, and before I get distracted with the new one, I thought I should finally post these first. In April of …Read More
In my recent blog post on letter envelopes, I provided several finished examples of vintage collage art on covers. If you were wondering how I use a postcard (or letter) as the basis for a collage, I’ve posted some process photos with an explanation of what I often see when I put a collage together. Postcards …Read More
In the Facebook Vintage Gluebooks and Pages group, I posted a challenge on making collages in sets of three. I recommended the substrate be something the size of a playing card, but they could be an index card or Rolodex card too. The purpose of the exercise is for several reasons: Carry a theme across …Read More