Archival Concerns in Collage

Found papers, like magazines, books, letters, etc. are all subject to a process of decay that, generally, we like. But what happens when you build those pieces into a collage that you would like to "freeze" in time? Can we stop the decay of these papers? Paper The most basic problem with printed materials is … Continue reading Archival Concerns in Collage

What I learned from Rex Ray

When I began to do abstract art, I began with collage. I painted up my favorite colors on paper, cut them into assorted rectangles and began to create arrangements. I loved color, and had some idea of color harmonies, but this effort fell pretty flat for me.  Nothing clicked and again I had that feeling … Continue reading What I learned from Rex Ray

Collage Tips and Tricks: Restickable Gluestick

One of the problems with working on collage on your table, is that you don't really SEE it fully. It is a great way too start building a collage, but after my first pass, I put it up on the wall and get back from it. A whole new level of image emerges. The dominance … Continue reading Collage Tips and Tricks: Restickable Gluestick