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collage: share

My latest collage effort has been satisfying. I love it when a plan comes together! :) Though this piece evolved away from my original concept (started last year), I really like how it came together....

Here's the process (on a 12x12 canvas):


I was thinking something with stripes - the dark rusty brown is actually over Golden fiber paste for a very textured stripe.


Oops - a little glare...



I like that the stripes still peek through depending on the light.  I made the butterflies with PSE layering type, color, etc then cut out and collaged in place.


Finished piece in a vignette.  This will be making an appearance in my ETSY shop today - plus I've added a bunch of new photos....  Hope you all have a creative, productive weekend!  I'll be sharing this with other creative types on Artists in Blogland.

8 comments:

  1. It's lovely and thanks for sharing the process. Fiber paste sounds interesting. The layers and texture really make it.

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  2. nice piece and always fun to see the layers build up from start to finish. I'm drawn to the 12x12 size and I finally realized it's because it reminds me of album covers. I only miss LPs when I think about cover art.

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  3. Wonderful layered piece of art. Enjoy the weekend, x

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  4. This is beautiful Terrie! I was so glad to see it in your Etsy shop! I sure wish you could be in my Creative Collage course with me--what fun that would be :-)

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  5. Beautiful colour and I love the layers and complexity.

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  6. Fantastic Terrie, love fiber paste too, it shows to really nice effect here in your page. xox Corrine

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  7. I learn something new every day, never heard of fiber paste, but it really makes your pieces pop, love all the colors and the stripes are very effective.

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