about collages

I love making collages. Whenever I feel in need of new ideas I gather the scraps of paper from my drawing table and put them together. I try to stay out of thinking as long as possible and just move around the paper leftovers until it feels okay.  Sometimes I cut them into simple recognizable forms or I add more drawing to it.
This always fuels my creative soul.

In the collage shown here I used a drawing I wasn’t too happy about but which had some nice textures in it. I also had some great soft green paper. I added some of the red paper I already used in the original piece. Then I cut some simple trees out of what I collected and voilà … a small forest was born.

‘collage of trees’,

mixed media on paper,
reworked digital

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