Dec 10, 2008

collage training or zebra crossing?

what a silly post title! but i'm feeling silly cause...

yipee! i bought another fab book! this one's on collage :) i am sooo excited! can't wait to go through this treasure :)


in the meantime, i painted this zebra print on a piece of canvas. i'm making more coasters so i want to use this as the background. initially i was thinking of scanning this and printing it on paper but the black motifs don't really come out sharp on the ink jet... i think it's because it uses too much black ink. i'm contemplating laser printing ... that i'll have to do in the office :) the other option is of course cutting the original canvas up :) this time i'm going to be using kitchen tiles for the base like what julia at the spotted sparrow did.


happy pimping! :)

2 comments:

  1. Never thought about painting my own collage papers. What a great idea - thanks for the inspiration. Would like to know how you like the book. I'm always looking for new art books.

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  2. it is nice to be able to paint your own collage paper isn't it :) much more satisfying :) right... i'll go through the book and tell you how it is :) but there are lots of good pictures and projects by renown collage artists in there so it should be good :)))

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