• Long time coming

    3 monthes ago - By Art With a Needle

    A few years I bought two wood painting panels, 8 x 8 x 1.5 inches, and wanted to experiment with adding more paint to my collages. I had always had a mental block about considering myself to be a "painter," but something changed. So long ago that I forget what it was. I started by pasting down some card-weight scraps of paper to make a textured surface. Then I slathered blue, black and rust-red paint over the top of everything, making a point of not mixing the different colors too uniformly. I had some scraps of map left over from cutting shapes for previous collages, so I pasted them on...
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