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Collage Art Journal: Pages 18-19

I have two collage journal pages to share with you today.  The first one I’m calling Stroll. I was taken by the image of the model – actress Alicia Vikander – walking on some Louis Vuitton luggage and decided to place her on water.  I had the image you see in the background of a […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 15-17

Today’s collage journal share includes my most favorited collage on my Instagram account thus far. I guess people really like the bright colors of this collage and the funkiness of it.  It started out with the image of the woman in a bright yellow coat with red chili peppers in her hair.  She was so […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 12-14

For today’s collage journal share, I have three very different collages to present you. First up, another photomontage inspired by Kirsten Dunst’s Marie Antoinette photo shoot in Vogue magazine.  This was the cover image, which had a lot of surrounding text.  I got rid of some of the text by trimming away most of the […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 10-11

With the two collage journal pages I’m sharing with you today, I feel I hit another milestone in my collage art journey, especially with this first one: The starting point for this collage was the photo of the plumeria plant in the front.  It was such a large, bold image, that I thought I would put […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 5-9

Today I continue with my series of collage art journal pages. I loved this candid picture of Minnie Driver and Charlize Theron dancing together at a post-Oscar party, but there was text all around the image, so I decided to come up with a creative way to hide the text.  My intention was to frame the […]

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Collage Art Journal: Pages 1-4

Well after my last post last week, in which I shared with you my newfound love for magazine photo collages, you would have thought I would have posted again right away, but as is usually the case, life got in the way.  One of my very good friends was visiting in town and stayed with me […]

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Magazine Photo Collage Art – Getting Started

You wouldn’t know it by the lack of posts, but I have been on a creative tear the last few weeks, since the end of April.  What, you may ask, has gotten my attention, that I’ve neglected to eat or sleep?  Magazine photo collage art!  I had initially wanted to start an art journal after […]

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Michael Chiarello “Yum” ATC and a Birthday Card

Well, my ATC obsession continues :0) The inspiration for this ATC card was a photo pictorial of sorts in on of my Food Network Magazines, that summarized chef Michael Chiarello’s journey to opening a Spanish restaurant.  I liked the paper doll look of the images of the chef and decided to use one of them as the […]

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My Very First ATC Card

In my last post, I mentioned that I have a new crafting obsession of sorts.  Well I’m here to tell you that I have fallen in love with ATCs, artist trading cards.  These are miniature works of art measuring 2.5 inches by 3.5 inches that are created to be traded among artists or given away.  The “canvas” is […]

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Shopping Bag Decorated with Recycled Magazine Paper

In past posts – here, here, here, and here – I’ve mentioned how I’m a magazine junkie and demonstrated projects in which I’ve upcycled or reused some of the paper from my favorite reads.   I’m constantly looking for projects that allow me to use up some of my collected images and pages.  I came across such a project on one […]

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