Collage

Words

Today it’s time for a little collage catch up for the collage project I’m doing with my sister Carolyn. We’re following the prompts in The Collage Workbook by Randel Plowman. I have three collages to share today and they are all word related.

First, the prompt for week 12 was typography. Here’s what I did:

Typography - NB
Seaside Typography

A collage consisting entirely from words cut out from old magazines. The words have been cut in half or overlapped for added interest. I used type in shades of blue and turquoise, but added that little touch of yellow off centre for a focal point.

The prompt for week 13 was Secret Message – you pick a name, word or phrase or similar and create a collage incorporating the letters. Here’s my collage:

Secret Message - NB
Secret Message

I jumbled the letters of my “secret word” up and glued them round the edge of my collage…

The prompt for week 14 was stamps – use stamps (any sort of stamps) to create an additional layer to a collage. Here’s my offering:

Vintage Pink - NB
Vintage Pink

I created my collage in shades of vintage pink with complementary neutral shades and stamped the word “vintage” on my collage in black ink.

I enjoyed creating these collages. A couple of the prompts have taken me a little out of my comfort zone and forced me to create something I wouldn’t have otherwise have created. So that’s a good thing. I’m looking forward to pressing on with the rest of the prompts in the book and I’m sure I’m going to be forced even further out of my comfort zone with some of them… !

24 thoughts on “Words

  1. I love these collages. Your color choices are superb. I enjoy working with words in the composition of a collage. Well done Evelyn, I’m checking out the book you are using today.

  2. Wonderful pieces. I’m on week 14 but I’m not sure how I’m going to do this one. I have stamps but nothing like the ones in the book. Your secret message is driving me crazy. I’ll keep trying.

  3. seaside …. what an exquisite, work of art!!! love, love, love! the way you designed this, and used the colors, tones, and patterns within just was sensational.
    it caught my eye and Held it. wow

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