Friday, August 10, 2007

Confusion: My Mixed Media Collage

Here is the eigth of ten mixed-media collages I made in July 2007 as part of a guided exercise in the book Kaleidoscope, titled “Confusion”. This one is ideal for the second-step in the book’s process which is to use these pages as a base for journaling, that is, to write on top of the artwork which was created.

In a nutshell we were told to assemble certain types of art materials and then I followed the directions on what to do, but they were vague such as “paint five surfaces” and “write one word” and “scribble with a pencil”. I was forced to work quickly and without the time to put much thought into what I was doing.

This is a fantastic book which is actually a collection of previously published articles from art zines. There are many different authors who wrote the articles in this book. There is also a lot of interesting art contained in the book, again, from many different artists.

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