This large set of collages features a central point of focus with a background of various papers. I made a "bed" of color and texture and then added the focal point on top.
"you turn again" [black butterfly]
background in pastel reds, pinks and blues: gelatin prints, painted papers
"your memories" [blue butterfly]
bold acrylic background in blues and reds: gelatin print, found text, photograph of my cursive text
"crossroads" [grey butterfly]
backgroundi in greens, oranges and blues: fabric strips, acrylic background
"invigorate" [orange butterfly]
background in oranges, rusts and browns: painted papers, paint chips, ephemera, fabric, colored pencil doodles, espresso rings
"filled with questions"
gelatin prints, painted papers, found text
fabric, paint chips, japanese papers, colored pencil doodles, painted papers
"swirling and unfolding"
gelatin prints, painted papers, stamped background, stamped papers, fabric, neocolors, found text, bubble wrap stamping
"helpless in the face of reference tools"
painted papers, found text, gelatin prints, alchohol inks
acrylic background in orange and yellow: painted papers, sticker, paint chip, fabric
acrylic background in orange and yellow: fabric, ephemera, paint chip
"quote particular high strung moments really"
acrylic background in blue and pink: painted papers, neocolors, found text
painted papers, fabric, paint chips, patterned cardstock, ephemera