This was a piece I created for the "Life is like a box of" calendar competition, and I thought the Cloth Paper Scissors community would like to see my entry. I was all about "Life is like a box of puzzle pieces"… My thoughts were about finding the puzzle pieces that make up your life and who you are.
I took a puzzle and painted over it, then broke the new puzzle up over the canvas. This was for the month of April, highlighting the cherry blossoms that bloom then. There are all kinds of mixed media collage elements including a Japanese bird and buttons.
You can see more of my mixed media collage paintings and purchase both originals and prints at HeatherShirin.com