First Five-a-Week Collages

Fun, fun, fun!  These first five went together so quickly.  In part because I set no rules, themes or judgements.  It went like this–simply pulled out an old magazine or a  pile of papers and a box of “collage elements” (read left-over scraps of whatever–stamps, junk mail, ticket stubs, coffee sleeves).  Without too much thinking I ripped out images and tore papers and put them together on my substrate, a piece of 8″ x 8″ cardstock.  A little tweaking here and there and then I just let it go!  At least for now my goal is to get a finished product without obsessing over the process.  I think it’s working……it’s enjoyable and it’s warming up my creative muscles.  So five down and 255 to go.  (5 collages  x  52 weeks = 260 collages for the year)  (more or less)  (do I use parentheses too much?)

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Which is your favorite?

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About artsynaturenut

I'm a creative warrior constantly fighting my battle with my muse against that nasty critic. I love to paint and do mixed media work either on the canvas or with art journals. I'll dabble in just about everything--bookmaking, photography, writing, etc. and get excited about combining them. Hence the mixed media!
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12 Responses to First Five-a-Week Collages

  1. JG says:

    These are beautiful. Do you title them? Some pictures are quite unique!

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  3. JG says:

    Favorite one is the wine glass and latte cups.

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  4. They are all great but my favorite is the one with the house!

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  5. My fave is the wine and coffee 🙂
    I do like them all, though! What a splendid way to get creative!
    xoxo

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  6. Hi, My fave is the black and white with the dog and zebra. I love how the zebra runs upside down!
    Corinne

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    • Thanks! Nice to hear from you. I miss seeing your giraffes 🙂 Are you doing the Fairy Tales class? I’m going to jump into the Faces 101 at the end of the month. Be seeing you around the net 😉

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  7. Fun! My favorite one is the one with coffee 🙂 I love coffee 😀

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