Saturday, 21 January 2012
Now You Can Have Art
This collage was really hard for me to make until I just let it make itself.
I had to start with some structure so I used a print of 'Carnac' 1965 an abstract painting by British artist Ben Nicholson (1894-1982) as my background and then I found a print of 'Oriental Poppies' a painting by Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986) and cut/tore. The torn floating bits of floral paper are from a band that wrapped a gift of stationery. The paisley paper and letters were found on my art table and I worked them in with the words from a vintage ad found in a 1960s hair style magazine.
I've never made such an abstract collage before. Thanks for the great challenge Fi!