A Ripping Time

25 Apr
Half way through a collage.

I’ve been working on a couple of collages as part of some adult teaching work that I was recently commissioned to do. This is the first stage of Collage 1, laying down a background of blacks and greys. I’m using a National Geographic magazine as the source material, ripped into small pieces. Mostly I’m looking for interesting shades and textures but now and again I find an image that I want to include for no reason other than it appeals to me. So hidden amongst the ripped bits are cows, birds, statues and the occasional building. Once the background is finished (nearly there) I’ll be collaging another, very different, layer on top.

A small section of the collaged background.

A Chance To Own One Of My Artworks

I have some small screenprints for sale, inspired by my drawings of the antique taxidermy collection at Swansea Museum. I have given these vintage artifacts a modern twist by combining them with images of rubbish – old fruit nets, bubble wrap and plastic – highlighting the problem of human pollution and how it affects wildlife.

To buy my work on the Swansea Print Workshop site please click the image to the left.

20 percent of the cost of each screenprint sold goes to support Swansea Print Workshop, which receives no public funding.

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