Collage

Old Books

Chemistry - NB

A collage made entirely from old book covers. It was created for prompt no.15 in The Collage Workbook by Randel Plowman, a collage project I’m doing with my sister Carolyn. Unfortunately Carolyn is unwell at the moment and wont be posting her collages for a while, but do visit her blog anyway and be inspired by her beautiful, creative mixed media artwork and textile art…

I used three different vintage book covers for this collage. I love the vintage blue colours and textures of the the different covers. Old books are great for collages!

19 thoughts on “Old Books

  1. This is the one assignment that I know I will have problems with because I don’t have any access to old books right now. Maybe I will have to skip it and come back to it later. Sorry to hear that your sister is sick. I’ll check out her blog.

  2. Excellent dispersion of colors to make a very satisfying composition. I’ve never tried collage but the technique is really intriguing and your work is inspiring.

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