Collage Scrap Exchange Contribution

Back in the fall I signed up to be a part of a collaborative collage art project hosted by Brown Paper Bag and Papirmass.

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It’s an interesting concept. You are paired with a partner and you each send each other a set of collage scraps. Then you use the ones you’ve received plus any materials of your own to create a collage based on the theme New Landscapes.

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I mostly sent my partner images cut out from magazines with the theme kept in mind, but also included some other materials included the crochet and yarn pieces shown above.

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She did the same, sending me a unique collection of paper cutouts and other materials including some beautiful brass metal pieces.

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I used the pieces that she sent to create a triptych collage across three different sheets of construction paper. Each of the three pieces includes essentially the same images but mixed into a different order. There is a piece of sheer red fabric and a few pieces of string that overlay all three sections of the triptych. I then photographed it and re-collaged it again using a photo collage app on my phone. The image above is what I ended up with for my submission.

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