Tag: Found Papers

Julien, "No Parking"

Collage mixed media using acrylic paints, acrylic photo transfer, pencil, corrugated coffee cup sleeve, magazine text, book text, Sanborn map, wallpaper and stamping with foam coffee cup

Julien, "No Trespassing"

Collage mixed media using acrylic paints, acrylic photo transfer, corrugated coffee cup sleeve, found papers-tax instructions, security envelopes, magazine text

Reaching Out 4U

Reaching out 4U is a Mixed Media Assemblage, all items used are vintage and have been discarded by some one as useless or just plain unwanted. I love to put these items back into use and give them a second chance of life. Here I have used an Ikea box frame, Victorian Newspapers and Bible,…

Fish Tales

  Sue's collage represents the 'tall tales' of fishing stories that the men in her family would tell.  "The fish got bigger with each story but it was always fun to hear them!" Working as a layerist, I combine handmade and hand painted papers, pigmented inks, fibers and findings until they evolve into a cohesive…

Blue Lady

This was done on a piece of wood from an old drawer.  I gessoed the wood heavily, used a fashion image for the face.  Used images from an old stamp image book and used watercolor crayons for the color

"Tish" by Theresa Wells Stifel – a mixed media collage

"Tish" is a mixed media collage that grew out of my love for vintage linen and sewing notions.  She is a portrait of one of my art dolls!  I enjoy doing hand embroidery (even a small bit) on pieces to remind people that not everything comes out of a machine.  I enjoy using reclaimed and…

"Work to be done" by Theresa Wells Stifel – a mixed media collage

"Work to be done" is about the fact that growing up is a lot of work!  As parents we work hard to raise our children.  As individuals there is always work to be done to grow to our fullest God-given potential.  My art showcases found papers and fabric.  I enjoy using items that would be…

Three Faces

This was one of my first adventures in layering.  Three faces is on a 8×10 recycled stretch canvas.  I have used layers of decorative tissue paper and gel medium and misc papers for the background, the faces mounted on the piece are made of polymer clay and have been draped with a piece of white…

Stand Alone – Mixed Media Collage

Stand Alone is a torn paper and mixed media collage on a 16" x 20 canvas board. "Sometimes we must stand alone in the world …. and be okay with it". My daughter asked me for a quote one day and this quote was created as I have felt this way for most of my…