Saturday 24 March 2018

2018 #5 Nautical Colours: Double Exposure with LPC {by Bryan Evans}

 Topic 5:  Nautical Colours

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 MermaidLondon 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 really enjoyed building up some layers behind the substrate, very eager to try this again.

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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Miriam said...

This is amazing Bryan. I love the boldness of the colours against some of the more delicate images. Perfect for the topic!

Craftyfield said...

I like this concept, I'm itching to try... Great bold colours for a gritty, urban grunge look!

Corrie Herriman said...

Love it ! xx

craftytrog said...

Super explorations of nautical colours Bryan! Love blue and red together!

Kirsten said...

Great layers and the double exposure looks fab.

Julia said...

I like the double exposure idea, nicely repeated on one of the crowns too. This is a really interesting piece of collage work, well done Bryan.

Lucy Edmondson said...

Fantastic! I love that double exposure effect!

Lucy x

Hazel Agnew said...

Love your work Bryan. Very thought provoking....and fun too. 😜