Friday, 4 July 2014

EXPERIMENTS WITH COLLAGE - PART 2

With painting and pen drawing,
collaging with my own painted papers,
a little stamping
and a frame created by photo-editing the finished piece itself,
this evolved .......







I made it for the challenge at "Art Journal Journey" where the theme this month is "Flower Power".

32 comments:

  1. So rich and textured - am liking a lot!

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  2. Great work. Can't write much just now, my arm is in a plaster cast! Valerie

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  3. This is a wonderful creation Sheila..I love all about it .. the most terrific part for me is that the flowers grow out from the middle -like they would float...amazing!The turquoise is so fantastic to calm it down a bit and give the eye a resting space...

    wonderful artwork!
    Thanks a lot for a fab FLOWERPOWER piece for our
    ART JOURNAL JOURNEY month of July!

    ♥♥♥
    Susi

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  4. Fantastic artwork, Sheila. Gorgeous textue, flowers, colour, frame, all...
    Have a happy weekend!

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  5. Wow, all the textures and details and motion in this piece. I really love that palm tree flower. I love the colors of the petals and then the light color framing of them. Your collage of color and flowers and motion makes me think this is a place I'd like to visit...full of life and vitality!

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  6. What a great design, Sheila.! I love the beautiful flowers and textures. I want this palm in my garden...
    Hugs, Mar

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  7. The whole piece makes me want to dive in and look around, this is so cool Sheila. xox

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  8. I am completly fascinated by this!!! It's great!And it is a little bit late now, so I can't say why I'm so overhelmed by this. I think I will come back next to find out.
    Ciao Beate

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  9. Wow! I love this, Sheila! One can look at any part of the scene and see designs within designs. My favourite part is the pink and purple embossed style leaves with the yellow and pink background. A very intricate picture. Hugs!

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  10. Absolutely great piece of art! Wonderful colours and so many details to see. I look again and again ... beautiful!

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  11. This is like a representation of a beautiful dream, with its colorful and surreal imagery. I believe it would make a beautiful print for a scarf. Blessings!

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  12. Beautiful! I love how you did that frame, how your drawing is repeated in the frame.

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  13. Really Flowerpower ... like in paradise. Beautifully combined - and all the different techniques that you used. I marvel and look, I constantly discover something new.
    When I look to the left edge, almost in the middle and front of the frame, I can see a kissing couple. A woman with long, blonde hair with a purple bow and a man with short, black hair. Maybe Adam and Eve :)
    love, Gerda

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  14. A very colourful and striking piece. Fab!

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  15. perfect for the challenge, sheila! i love the palm especially, would instantly plant it into my garden!

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  16. Sheila, the painted background is so beautiful. Love all the different things you have put here. The colors blend and coordinate really well.

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  17. Wow Sheila, this is an amazing piece! It's dancing and full of movement and oh so flowing! You have created something very special here dear friend!

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  18. I keep going back to gaze at this, it's so full of nature and I can feel the wind blowing the flowers and tree, it has force and is truly magical!

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  19. Good morning, dear Sheila! Your work has become so beautiful, with the expressive colors and the patterned edge. It's a great combination that I like very much. Fantastically.
    I wish you a beautiful and creative week and send love and kisses.

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  20. Love the triple border effects. Marvellous colour combinations. Love it, Awesome !!

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  21. wow!! this is stunning, Sheila!! hope you'll be making more in this style :)
    xoxo

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  22. Hello Sheila I really like your textured and colourful border. There is such a lot of work gone into this picture, especially like the zany way the flowers in the middle come to life

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  23. Amazing artwork dear Sheila. A lovely choice of colours. Very clever that you doubled the middle motiv and at last the georgous Border decoration. I like your kind of artwork very much.
    Have a good week.
    Dear Greetings
    Sabine

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  24. How beautiful the flowers are. The background is very amazing, for me it is an enchanted island in the sea. Wonderful work sheila

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  25. A wonderful piece of art!
    I like the colours, the texture, your individual creativity.
    There are so many details to see. Really beautiful!

    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Claudia

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  26. This is remarkable, Sheila. The depth and texture you have created are amazing!

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  27. What an exciting page. I love how you combined so many elements that all work together so well.

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  28. OH how lovely and colorful is this...makes me want to reach out and touch it.

    Fun to read about all of the steps and ingredients that went into creating this piece too Sheila...you have multiple talents!
    oxo

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  29. I'm looking at back at some of your previous posts--this is just stunning!So colorful and so much detail!

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