Bead & Wire Collage

 

created at: 2009-06-29

A few weeks ago, after seeing a show at my local art center and coming home completely inspired, I tried my hand at mixed media collage. Yeah, the outcome was mixed alright. It was a mixed-up mess. I’m talkin’ fugly. I nearly pitched the entire idea of collage when it occurred to me that paper might not be the best choice for me.  

created at: 2009-06-29

Beads, I decided, were the way to go. With my beading supplies before me, I set to work. Continue Reading

Rethinking Stencils with Anna Wulick

If when you hear the word ‘stencil’, you think of graphic wall designs, you may want to take a look at the artwork of Anna Wulick. Selling on her Etsy shop as forty-two roads, Anna creates stencils rendered from photographs. She then uses the stencils to create portraits in oil or in mixed media collages. Recently, I posed a few questions to Anna so we might all get to know her and her work a little better. Continue Reading