Sunday, July 7, 2013

Life collage, continued...

Lifetime Art Impressions, LLC 1/2 drawing, 1/2 newspaper picture (exercise in my Intermediate Drawing class) I would love to find the person who originally created the right side of this drawing (the newspaper picture), it is really interesting!

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Examiner article

I love to look at life through the eye of an artist, as if it is a creative art project. Because, I believe this to be the case! Today's article is inspired by a collage I've been thinking about creating since my father's death in 2008. I felt so broken at this time but, through this raw emotion and helplessness, I transitioned into a more fulfilling life. For me this was a break through. I want to visually depict this experience through a well thought-out collage. I've been thinking of the symbolic things I want to include in the piece and ponding the medium.

I am not instructing drawing at the community center the rest of the summer (my summer class ended the end of June) so this is going to be my warm weather project. I can't wait to share the finished project!

What are your thoughts about a collage and how it relates to your life? Tell me about it.

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