Tag: Recycled Materials

Forgive to Live

Substrate:  Pages torn out of a book about a woman’s journey from betrayal to forgiveness after her husband left. Medium:  Acrylic. Glaze. Metallic thread. Repurposed earring pieces – worn when this event occurred in her life. Technique:  Collage with torn passages from book. Letters cut from book and glued on template for structure stability. Metallic…

Forgive to Live

Substrate:  Pages torn out of a book about a woman’s journey from betrayal to forgiveness after her husband left. Medium:  Acrylic. Glaze. Metallic thread. Repurposed earring pieces – worn when this event occurred in her life. Technique:  Collage with torn passages from book. Letters cut from book and glued on template for structure stability. Metallic…

tunnel book, reader challenge

Download Now When I began working on the tunnel book i decided to just use materials i already had from other projects and i wanted  to do everything free hand and all made by me.  I began with the restrictions of the finished piece fitting in an 8×10 envelope. The title is "Mystical Journey". The…

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.

Julien, "No Trespassing"

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

London Games 2012

This Mixed media piece is to celebrate the Olympic Games coming to London in 2012.  I love to reuse lost, damaged and unwanted things. This is made from all recycled objects, pages from a Dickens Novel of 1898, old A-Z pages, pieces from vintage games, beads from old necklaces, a broken ruler from the USA,…

Beauty

This is a piece of an old wine barrel for the substrate.  All the papers used were complicated papers that I made myself.  I used a beauty image for the face and enhanced the piece with gel pens, acrylic paint, black gesso and watercolor crayon.

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

Potential Allegory of Happiness, Marnita Patton

This multi-couched paper includes cotton, linen, yarn, dryed leaves, and original metal work.  To create this relief and texture, I applied the darker pulp to formed styrofoam.  The yarn was then layed down and a second, lighter sheet of paper was applied over top.  Once dry, some of the yarn was then pulled through the…