Tales from the Observer: Everyday Inspiration

Each year, I turn to numerous books to inspire my collage and mixed media work. While a handful prove extremely useful, the rest end up being added to my library of cool books I never finish reading! As I begin to use my cell phone camera on a daily basis, taking it with me wherever […]

12 Days Until Christmas Collage/Mixed Media Gift Ideas!

If you’re like me, you probably still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping (Yikes!). Here are some recommendations for the creative soul on your list. Thanks to my friend Olive Jones for referring #s 1, 2 & 9:

1. Jane Davies: Collage Journeys: A Practical Guide to Creating Personal Artwork A thorough book on the subject […]

Claudine Hellmuth’s Collage Discovery: Books Worth Exploring

Mini Sketchbook, Fly Girl Test, Encaustic Collage September 2005

While working towards my visual arts degree, I dabbled in many different art forms – in university I learned much about the history of collage and mixed media art and artists, as well as experimenting with various methods related to it. I went […]