Bryan always creates such bold and striking collages which I find so brave and organic. This striking authenticity really resonates with me, and pulls me into the possibility of hidden messages that lie within. I love the double exposure with different inks, and the red circle really makes you winder what 'she' might be thinking about. ~ Leandra
Hi everyone, it's Bryan here from Geezercrafter with you today, and I'd like to share with you my collage using some stamps from the range of Lynne Perrella.
I chose this topic as I like working with various colours of blue, and I have just started to incorporate red within my collages. Really pleased with the stamps, just love all of the fine details, and the fact that you can de-collage some of the elements.
Some masterboards created with Fresco Chalk Acrylic Paint Mermaid, London Bus and Inky Pool. A piece of plain rice paper dyed with Infusions In The Navy.
I recently saw a picture on Pinterest where the artist had created a double exposure of a photo, I wanted to recreate this with stamps and inks.
Initially I placed my collage elements on one of the blue backgrounds and glued into position. When I came back to it, it just didn't work for me, I was able to recover each piece by gently cutting around and reattaching to the rice paper background. Phew, that's better!!
I have thoroughly enjoyed this 'nautical' collage, love how the colours play so nicely together. I am looking forward to seeing your interpretation of the topic. Next time I will try different colour combinations and continue to add layers behind the substrate.
Happy Crafting. Bryan.
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