Netherlands based artist Anne ten Donkelaar creates 3d collages from cut-out flower pictures. To create depth, each element is set off by pins. The artist also incorporates dried flowers or branches with the cut images of flowers.
From Anne’s website, she writes, “A damaged butterfly, a broken twig, a bumblebee, some strangely grown . . . → Read More: 3d collages from cut-out images of flowers and dried natural debris by Anne ten Donkelaar
Broken Face No.425, Original Collage on paper, Size: 11.7 x 8.3 in
“Broken Faces” is a personal art project started by Tokyo-based illustrator and collage artist Takahiro Kimura. Since 1991, Kimura has been creating mixed-media portraits using collage to intentionally distort the facial features and head proportions as a means of conveying the “complicated nature of . . . → Read More: “Broken Faces” mixed-media work by Takahiro Kimura
Chicago based artist Magda Dudziak has a knack for creating irony from the juxtaposition of ordinary images. A child running over an enormous strawberry shortcake dessert in the Himalayas. A bikini-clad giant woman lying on a beach overlooking a city.
A student at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Dudziak describes the . . . → Read More: Collages by Magda Dudziak
Persian Canvass III: Persian Canvass 19th Century Contracts, Stamps and 17th Century Images from Persia Mixed Media – acrylic, charcoal, pencil, printing and collage on wood panel (48 by 24)
San Francisco based artist Shiva Pakdel draws upon antique images and ancient documents from Persia (Iran) to create these colorful mixed-media works. Using acrylic paint, . . . → Read More: 2013 San Francisco Open Studio Artist: Persia inspired mixed-media works by Shiva Pakdel
Istanbul, Turkey based artist Ceren Kilic makes mixed-media work that explores the links between the future and the past. Women from the 1950s sitting upon clusters of planets gazing out at the galaxy. Children nailing wooden blocks to a celestial object. Straight lines link people to the inter-galactic, dreams to reality. Women . . . → Read More: Collages that link the past to the future by Ceren Kilic
Germany based illustrator Lars Henkel recently released a collection of different projects he has worked on from the last few years. “ZEIXS“ contains collages, drawings and various mixed-media work which show off his unique artistic style.
You can see more of Henkel’s work on his behance site.
. . . → Read More: “ZEIXS” mixed-media work by Lars Henkel
“How we break each other’s hearts” 2013, Gouache, house paint, acrylic, acetate, colored paper, and found images on museum board, 10 x 8 inches
To create these lovely blotches, Austin Texas based artist Xochi Solis throws everything, including the kitchen sink, at a spot in front of her. House paint, colored paper, found images, . . . → Read More: Abstract paintings by Xochi Solis
from “Roots and Clouds”
You know I like an artist if I feature them for a third time.
Amsterdam based artist Hagar Vardimon-van Heummen has two new series of embroidery and collage on paper. In ”Room Plant,” Heummen takes photographs of rustic homes/cabins and anchors them from below with collaged images of house plants, seashells, and rocks. The . . . → Read More: “Roots and Clouds” and “Room Plant” embroidery and collage on paper by Hagar Vardimon-van Heummen
Brooklyn-based artist Nicola Lopez creates a world where technology runs wild. Networks of pipes spew out mucky-colored mucus. Steel frames bend and twist, growing into themselves, and out of themselves, like a cancerous tumor. Spinning out of control, Lopez’s landscapes depict the tension of systems with no boundaries – expanding, contracting, spewing off their excesses.
. . . → Read More: Nicola Lopez uses mixed-media to create chaotic urban landscapes
Art is everywhere, even in the useless, decaying and dying, especially if you have the eye of photographer Mark Hartman. Hartman scans the peeling billboards of New York City for compelling abstract forms. In the series called “Untitled Billboards,” he composes images of interlocking fragments of pictures and text from colorful weather-beaten layers of . . . → Read More: “Untitled Billboards” a photo series showing delapidated billboards by Mark Hartman