The first one caused me a lot of agonizing! I kept making additions and changes trying to make it just right. While I basically like it, it feels a little "fussed over" to me now because of all the reworkings. Let me know what you think about the final result!
Paper, photo transfer, paint, pencil, pen, stitching
|The Garden is a Dream to Me, approx. 5"x7.5"|
Paper, paint, rick-rack, stitching
Paper, chipboard, ribbon, stitching
Even after dabbling in drawing, painting, beading, and other forms or art and craft, collage remains my very favorite. I love the process of selecting materials and arranging them on the page, determining how they should be oriented to one another and affixed to the project, considering the story they collectively tell. It is fun, therapeutic, and satisfying!