Its with nice unhappiness that I pass along the information that Rex Ray has passed away. I like this portray and always think about The Red Studio when I take into consideration the color pink. I am a up to date collage artist…exploring coloration relationships, layers, edges and connections inside a gridded geometric format. The image above shows 2 storage containers to store collage papers, scissors, pencils, pens, and many others.
Some papers in this work are vintage; some are from latest magazines; others are from ebook covers or the interiors of books. I tucked these smaller unframed collages into eleven”x14” clear vinyl slipcases and positioned them in an artwork bin freestanding on the floor.
I painted a 2nd layer with blue acrylic straight over the green and created the form of water surrounding the island. The picture here shows the start of the sample collage I ready for the class. Different artists, nonetheless, purposefully and continuously evolve their type, refusing to be restricted by one aesthetic method.
The papers are painted with gouache. Utilizing pictures and images of that point would be an efficient, journalistic manner of defining that interval. The picture below is red construction paper painted with crimson acrylic paint and overpainted with a second coat of black acrylic paint that was scratched into whereas the black paint was nonetheless wet.
In my opinion, a portray that could be a bunch of squares organized by likelihood will not be excessive artwork – unless it is Dada. The image below is green building paper painted with a mix of green and black acrylic paint utilized with a palette knife. He minimize and pasted the photographs to make a single composite image.
After I do painted paper collage, I paint papers first, after which, when the paint is dry, I play with lower paper blocks and organize them into grid patterns. I encourage everyone to permit a few of the magazine paper to point out via the paint. Ernst titled his collage Santa Conversazione (1921) and assembled the collage with fragments of photographs from encyclopedias, business catalogs and images.