The first collage I made that made me think, oh, this is an okay way to make a thing and you can't tell I'm a child, was in 3rd grade. It was a lady with body parts pulled from different images, including mismatched eyes and different limbs. I feel like I've been chasing this particular dragon my entire life.
The last couple weeks I've been making collages with my plethora of ephemera. I'm looking at this as an exercise in getting back into the swing of things for 2016, but it's completely possible I could actually try to make some money from this endeavor through an online reproduction-selling entity (Fine Art America, Zazzle, Society 6, etc.).
Here's some of what I've made recently (all are 12 x 12 inches):
|matboard, color pastel, vinyl, paper|
|matboard, paper, vinyl, color pastel, colored pencil|
|matboard, colored pencil, fabric paper, paper, vinyl|
|matboard, paper, vinyl|
|matboard, paper, vinyl, charcoal, colored pencil, color pastel|
|matboard, paper, fabric paper, painted book page|
Here are some of my favorite artists I follow on Instagram right now:
The Daily Splice
Instagram is a never-ending rabbit hole of wonderful art, so be careful!