Thursday, January 3, 2019

Daily Photo 20190103 Hanazuma Collage

I began this collage yesterday in the studio, moving bits of paper around.

This morning I brought yesterday's collage into the computer and added a few more things and now it's done.

I've uploaded it to Fine Art America, describing it as a "small collage consisting of red paper, handmade papers, antique Japanese paper, and ink. You can even see a bit of grass in the black paper on the left. The postage stamp, issued August 1, 2008, is called “Hanazuma of the Hyogoya House,” created by Kitagawa Utamaro between 1793-1794."

I always post low-res images online, but you can see a LOT of detail at the above link, if you wish.

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2 comments:

  1. Ahhh, lovely texture, the black "stripe" and the figure are where my eyes go first, but then they wander throughout the piece enjoying the texture you've created.

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  2. Oh, listen to you with your "artspeak!" I've uploaded it to Fine Art America, and now I'm going to disassemble it and use it on my Japanese book pages. Multi-tasking.

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