Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Storytelling with Collage

Enso, collage by Donna Watson, hand painted Japanese washi papers

NOTE:  UPCOMING WORKSHOPS:  
    
     July 9-10:  2 Day workshop:  Wabi Sabi and the Spirit of Collage in Mendocino CA at the Mendocino Art Center.  For more information go to:

     July 25-27:  3 Day workshop:  Personal Expression:  A Design Approach to Mixed Media at the Peninsula School of Art in Fish Creek, Wisconsin.  For more information go to:
www.peninsulaschoolofart.org/adult-workshops.html 

     August 8-9:  2 day workshop:  Wabi Sabi and the Spirit of Collage in Phoenix Arizona at the Art Unraveled venue.  For more information go to:  www.artunraveled.com 

BOOK ANNOUNCEMENT:  I have had the honor of an invitation to be included in the book:  (The collage above ENSO is the collage included in the book.)

STORYTELLING WITH COLLAGE 
by Roxanne Evans Stout


Techniques for Layering COLOR & TEXTURE

Every collage has a story to tell.  Tell your story in paper, fabric, and ephemera collected from your world.  This book written by Roxanne will demonstrate and inspire all of us to capture our thoughts, memories and daydreams.  She showcases tools and supplies needed to express your memories.
The book is filled with collage challenges and suggestions.  It is also filled with a number of other collage artists, their thoughts and collages, as well as Roxanne's own work.  In other words there are lots of images to look at and get inspired.  For more information about Roxanne and her book go to her blog here.  


These are some of my collage papers and inspirations for my collages.  Old Japanese books.... old letters from the Kyoto flea markets.


Create beauty.
Value Imperfection.
Live deeply.



19 comments:

Naquillity said...

looks like you're going to be quite busy for the time. how great you were invited to be included in Roxanne's book. your choice of papers for your collage will make for a nice piece of art. hope you'll share the finished piece. good luck with your workshops. have a great night~

Caterina Giglio said...

What a class schedule, and of course I admired your work in Roxanne's fabulous book...

Ruth Armitage said...

Your collages are wonderful. So glad your work is included in Roxanne's book :)

mano said...

love you collages and your old japanese papers!

ArtPropelled said...

I so enjoyed seeing your collage in the book. Looking forward to seeing your Instagram blog. Your gatherings always make my heart race.

Seth said...

I do so love the layers in your work!

Sharmon Davidson said...

Your collage in Roxanne's book is wonderful; I am such an admirer of your work. If only I lived close enough to attend one of your workshops! And I'm drooling over your Japanese papers and letters...

Barry said...

Hi D - looks like you will be/are very busy - a lot of folk will be happy to learn the subtle tips and tricks. B

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