Back To School

Students returning to school for another year were the inspiration behind my most recent mixed media collage.

For the background,  I covered a 30cm canvas with layers of gesso, texture paste and paint. When it was completely dry, it was time for the fun part: putting the collage together. Looking through the Tim Holtz deck of “Found Relatives” I chose a vintage class photo as the focal image. (It could almost be one of my old school photos!) I added a floral cut-out from the Tim Holtz Ideology “Botanical Layers” as well as one of the muse tokens. School-2

All the collage elements were affixed to the background with Liquitex Matte Gel.

This is the completed, rather monochromatic canvas:

School-1

Wishing a successful year to all students and their teachers, too!

 

 

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