Tag: Mixed Media Assemblage

Inside the Mind of Assemblage Artist Jen Hardwick

We’ve all marveled at pieces of spectacular artwork and wished to know more about how they were created. In this column from our January/February 2015 issue of Cloth Paper Scissors magazine, mixed-media assemblage artist Jen Hardwick gives us a glimpse into her inspirations and artistic process. We hope her story inspires you in your own assemblage…

Traveling light

I love to recycle old wood furniture and everything else l find thrown away. I used here an old table leg, rusty nails,decoration flowers, beads, croche, cloth, ball….  

Full of Wonder

Go There Now This is a 12×12 Mixed Media Canvas using fluid soft body acrylics, gesso, stencils, rubons, scrapbook paper and gems.  If you'd like to see more, hop over to http://lilhoneybeestudios.blogspot.com/ TFL!       Go There Now

The Keeper of Secrets – Altoid Tin

I made this for an altoid tin swap about vices. My partner chose secretiveness and so I hid the tin behind a the collage of the girl, who becomes the Keeper of Secrets. The collage is under convex clock glass and is held on to the front of the tin with magnets. The stand part…

Cubism Doll Mixed Media Painting Featuring high key and neutral colored forms contrasting with a textural organic background

This is an original mixed media collage painting i completed in 2011.  The background is neutral colors and heavily textured with organic movement.  The girl as the focal point is an original creation of mine, her outfit is hundreds of triangles cut from green magazine clippings and her face, neck, arms and legs bear a message that…

Realistic Choices

This piece was inspired by a vintage book I found at a thrift store concerning women and health.  I found the wording and differences between now and then fascinating and started to make a series of collage pieces.  This is one of them.

Fox Shamaness

Fox Shamaness comes from ancient Japanese lore.  It was believed that foxes were magical creatures that could transform themselves into humans, and play tricks.  I made the body out of wire and paper mache.  The face is a cabochon by Kristie Brigham.  I wove her dress using basketry and knotless netting techniques.  I used assorted…

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,…