Saturday, 21 January 2012

Latest collage work

It's been a while since I've done any collages, and it has been great to work in this way again: using scraps of old magazines to build up scenes like this one of Polperro.

It's the second one I have done of this popular harbour village - you can see my first effort here.

This one was commissioned by a friend of mine who is moving away and wants a reminder of beautiful Cornwall.

My favourite bit is the reflections....

I have a couple more commissions in the pipeline (which I will share will you in due course, naturally!) and I also have to produce a couple more, because I am going to exhibit in a real-life exhibition!! This is a big deal for me, because I haven't exhibited in a real-life exhibition since my degree show......um, 18 years ago!

So, I'm going to be busy.....but of course, that's the way I like it!

Thanks for reading! Have a great week!

25 comments:

  1. Oooh exhibition! Good luck, it'll bd excellent I'm sure :)
    I love your collages, they remind me of the impressionists work.

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  2. Your collages are beautiful!
    Anne xx

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  3. These are incredible! An exhibition sounds great!

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  4. Its beautiful and such a warm blue sky!

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  5. they look amazing, really love how you've captured the reflections in the water. Fabulous colours too.. roll on summer!

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  6. Quite wonderful and breathtaking!!

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  7. your friend is lucky to be able to have such a beautiful reminder! your work is lovely!

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  8. these are just stunning can you work from photographs and how much are they?

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    1. Thanks Alyson. Yes, I work from photographs. Prices start from £120 for A4 size (unframed).

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  9. They're incredible! I'm in awe....breathtaking...!

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  10. Wonderful news about the exhibition, your work is just fabulous. What a lovely reminder of Cornwall for your friend.
    Kx

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  11. These are fantastic especially the reflections.

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  12. Wonderful collages! Makes me want to jump back in again. Thank you for inspiring me, at least for the moment. My family roots are from Cornwall. I haven't been there (yet) but maybe someday. Good luck with the show, it'll be fabulous. Love your work.

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  13. Another stunning work of art! I wish you'd share how you do this, just something simple?
    Hugs
    Pene x

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    1. Hi Pene - good idea! I will attempt to do a "mini-tutorial" sometime xx

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    2. Hi, where in Cornwall is the best beach for finding driftwood, I live in par.
      Thanks steve

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  14. Gorgeous collages - really effective! Good luck with the exhibition. x

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  15. fantastico!!
    un saludo Alita

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  16. how gorgeous is this. what a talented person you are. awesomeness!

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  17. How exciting to be having an exhibition! I look forward to seeing your work.

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  18. Kirsty this is absolutely stunning.

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  19. I am blown away by your talent, and the pictures look so real...quite amazing... thank you also for showing how to start doing a picture .. it would have been beyond me to think of an outline first,.stupid me... thank you for sharing.. I am going to share your address with other artists as I'm sure they would share my amazement at your skill!!

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