365 Somethings #244 - 255: Butterflies & Rainbows

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.

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"you turn again" [black butterfly]

background in pastel reds, pinks and blues: gelatin prints, painted papers

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"your memories" [blue butterfly]

bold acrylic background in blues and reds: gelatin print, found text, photograph of my cursive text

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"crossroads" [grey butterfly]

backgroundi in greens, oranges and blues: fabric strips, acrylic background

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"invigorate" [orange butterfly]

background in oranges, rusts and browns: painted papers, paint chips, ephemera, fabric, colored pencil doodles, espresso rings

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"filled with questions"

gelatin prints, painted papers, found text

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"narcissus"

fabric, paint chips, japanese papers, colored pencil doodles, painted papers

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"swirling and unfolding"

gelatin prints, painted papers, stamped background, stamped papers, fabric, neocolors, found text, bubble wrap stamping

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"helpless in the face of reference tools"

painted papers, found text, gelatin prints, alchohol inks

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"simplify impromptu"

acrylic background in orange and yellow: painted papers, sticker, paint chip, fabric

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"moonraker angel"

acrylic background in orange and yellow: fabric, ephemera, paint chip

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"quote particular high strung moments really"

acrylic background in blue and pink: painted papers, neocolors, found text

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"citronella"

painted papers, fabric, paint chips, patterned cardstock, ephemera