en fascinated with collage faces lately. I decided to use collage and paint to redo “A Woman of Color”, a canvas that I did while we were camping last summer that I almost liked. I call my redo “Personal Patchwork”
In workshops I keep telling people that if they don’t like a piece, then just keep going back to it until they do. So, this year I intend to redo some of the pieces that I am not quite happy with, but also not ready to entirely paint over.
I think in this piece the collage work seemed to add a spark of life. I like the eyes especially much better now. I have been doing some printmaking lately, so used some of my papers in this. You can see the evidence of my Dots in a Row stencil that I used on the papers!
So what do you think about collage? Does it seem chaotic to you, or intriguing?