Collage Exploration

I recently purchase this book from Amazon:


It has some fabulous ideas that have sparked my imagination!

Such as this collage exploration:

It was inspired by the recent “winter storm” we got over the weekend!

Yesterday, I did some organizing of my art supplies.  It inspired me to create these three collages that I glued in my art journal:


Each collage above has hand-stitching, can you find it?

Cheers! 🙂

19 responses to “Collage Exploration

  1. The cover alone of that book sparks imagination!

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  2. Look forward to seeing what else you do! I love the collages and the negative space around them.

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    • Thanks Beverly for pointing out the negative space around them. I had not thought to look at that. 😉 I loved doing these as separate collages and then adding them to my art journal. Something I hope to explore more. 👍


  3. Time to get my sewing machine out again. Years ago before I started drawing and painting I created textile art. I need to get back to some of that again.

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    • Hi Carol, I like how this book combines both. It is something fun to explore. I even added some of the contact tape textures to these collages. 😊
      I look forward to seeing what you create! 🎨😍


  4. I see the stitches, colorful and inspiring collage art, Jill. The winter storm piece is beautiful. A very interesting book cover. I will check it out.

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    • Hi Sharon, I think you will find the book inspiring! Lovely photographs and tons of ideas! 😊 I enjoyed creating the 3 separate collages and then adding them to my art journal. I think this is something I’d like to explore more. Hope you have a fabulous day, Sharon!! 🎨👍

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  5. Excellent collages. Just the act of layering is so meditative. (K)

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  6. This looks like a perfect book for you Jill! I know next to nothing about collage, and you are opening my eyes to so many techniques and styles! I love to see your creations, they always demonstrate joy…

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  7. Beautiful work, Jill! I love the winter piece. 💙💜😊Looking forward to seeing more of your wonderful creations.

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  8. So beautiful! Love the stitching

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  9. Wow Jill I love your new book and your new pieces are really cool😊

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