A collage of decorated oriental papers with the barest minimum of line-work to show the face. Image size 8×10 inches (20×25.5 cm approx). The original drawing may have been after a tribal mask – but I can’t recognise it now! It was fun to do anyway.
Is she an artist’s model? Or just a woman enjoying the warmth falling on her through the blinds which provide seclusion?
A mixed media piece with collage, contour drawing and distortion!
Image 8×10 inches (20×25.5 cm).
Last post of the year – wish it was warm enough to sit around in the nude!
Happy New Year.
Monotype drawing with collage of decorated papers. Approx. 8×10 inches (20×25.5 cm). She looks lost in thought and melancholic – please Like her!
An awkward girl sits staring to the side, one hand to her chest. What is she dreaming of? Image size 8×10 inches (20×25.5 cm).
A cheerful abstract in pink and blue. Welcome to the Festival. Enjoy yourself! Image size 7.5×5.5 inches (19×15 cm).
Original and reproductions available from FAA.
Hmm. An ink drawing collaged onto decorated papers. Sadly the paper turned out to be very delicate and one of her legs fell off in the process – poor lady! But I like the picture anyway. Image 8×10.5 inches (20×27 cm).
A subject which presented itself, emerging from the collage background. Mixed media. Image 10.5×7.5 inches (27×19 cm). Silly but fun!
A collage of decorated papers on a monotype background. I made this when exploring the possibilities of translating a tonal design into collage. Image 8×5.5 inches (20×14 cm).
Available as a print, greeting card or iPhone case here (now with US and UK/European distribution).
In celebration of beautiful autumn weather today! A mixed media work with collage. Image 8.25×11.25 inches (21×28.5 cm).
A ‘found’ subject in this mixed media piece. One head peered out at me, so I added the others. Collage and painting. Image size 7.5 x 10 inches (19×25.5 cm).
An imaginary setting for a curved shape in complementary colours! Developed from collaged decorated papers combined with a drawn figure and further decoration. Image size 8.25×11.5 inches (21×28 cm) – acrylic media on various papers.
A figure cut from a collage of decorated papers affixed to another collage. The whole is quite enigmatic as the figure may be seen as a nude or dressed! The image size is 8×10.5 inches.
An abstract collage of decorated papers mounted on a monotyped ground. Image 7.5×6.5 inches.
Reproduction available here.
A vivid/lurid background for the drawn figure with a weary face. What is her story? Image size 7.5×6.5 inches (19×16.5 cm).
A 7 inch square of abstract colour shapes on fragile paper collaged on a background colour field (18×18 cm).
This image is available as a print or greeting card here.
A tiny collage picture (ATC size) which includes a reproduction of a detail from a larger painting. It is so strange how the tilt of the head, the surrounding colour etc. changes everything – she looked quite happy before!
The original portrait sold long ago but this new version is available as a print in various formats here.
A cheerful abstract pattern made of my decorated papers with additional paintwork. This painting was sold at an exhibition but it is available as a print, greetings card or phone case here.
Size of artwork 7.5×7.5 inches (19×19 cm).
Most of my current collages are made with decorated papers I prepare myself but this one I ‘made earlier’ has always been one of my favourites. The shape of the house is more-or-less as it should be but it was actually black and white. The collaged additions are not Caribbean!
Reproduction and iPhone case available here.