It is fun to try out various techniques. My inspiration I mostly get out of the snippets. I have boxes full with snippets and parts of paintings.
What I like about this project that they are made without the computer. Normally I work mostly digital. So it is relaxing to make one of these in between.
I like to play with shapes. See what emerges. Also the pieces from what's left over are interesting.
I also join the 2019 - Year of the collage class with Carla Sonheim and others. Just for fun! This also gives inspiration. ( You still can join! ) One of the assignments was to make a grid of paper snippets.
I then like to give my own twist to it. So I made some face grids. I also made this clown with buttons, inspired by the grid exercise:
Sometimes I take a theme, like playing with rhythm, as these elephants below show.
Most of the time I make characters. That's what I like the most. But sometimes I try to make an abstract one:
It is now the end of January. So I made 31 of these collages. I will try this for a year. Don't know if I can keep it up, but at least I can try. I once did it with my face a day project and made 365 faces. Remember?
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