365 Somethings #190 - 202 {collages with polka dots}

 This set of tiny collages has one thing in common: polka dots. It started with an obsession with this polka dot fabric and went on various tangents. Most include a swatch from the fabric that started this set.

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"swim"

hand-painted papers, japanese papers, ephemera, fabric, found text

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"pocketful of mumbles"

hand-painted papers, japanese papers, ephemera, fabric, found text, gelatin prints, paint chip

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"he put the first cabinet near the front door"

hand-painted papers, japanese papers, ephemera, fabric, found text, gelatin prints, paint chip

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"you didn't build this TV set"

fabric, patterned cardstock, stitched paper, found text, espresso stained paper

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"and four walls"

hand-painted papers, japanese papers, polish text, stickers, ephemera, fabric, found text, gelatin print, patterned cardstock

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"Jamaica, say you will" [polka dot leaf version]

fabric, printed text

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"crave finger paint"

fabric

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"breathing room, might as well be amusing"

found text, patterned cardstock, japanese paper, fabric, gelatin prints

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"the value of things"

Jackson Browne lyrics

fabric, patterned cardstock, gelatin print, found text, printed text

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"all over again"

fabric, patterned cardstock, found text

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"just plain weird"

hand-painted papers, japanese papers, ephemera, fabric, found text, gelatin prints, espresso stained paper

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"we dreamed of peculiar comic strips"

hand-painted papers, fabric, found text, gelatin prints

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"an instrument of intuition"

hand-painted papers, japanese paper, fabric, found text, chipboard letter, washi tape