explorations in color and design

explorations in color and design
"Book Lover" collage

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Three Muses: Hats

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Woman's image from NY Public Library digital archives, much altered by me; other images from holliewood studios, joesistah, SJD.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Take a Word: I am Woman (Hear me Roar!)



I had a lot of fun with this one. I've been pulling up vintage photos from the Library of Congress website and altering them digitally.  For this collage, I altered a grungy and mean-looking photo of a woman (shown below my collage--she was an actress in a theater poster), and this prettier version is what I ended up with. Plus the lion, of course :). It's possible I'm extra-annoyed today because we have no heat in our house and the heating company is not being as efficient about it as we'd like. Translation: we may have to wait until early next week for repair. I'm not quite ready to roar, but close to it.

Lion image from Eena's Creations. Background from Deviant Scrap.




Original photo:



Friday, January 23, 2015

Collage Obsession: Peculiar





Image of girls (altered): Lisa's altered art. Background: rubyblossom.

Monday, January 19, 2015

Three Muses: Alice in Wonderland





Image credits: Google Images, Graphics Fairy. Background is mine.

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Take a Word: Cats





Background scene: rubyblossom. Butterfly: dover.

Collage Obsession: Marsala

Marsala is the Pantone color for 2015! The rich red-brown takes its name from marsala wine.
Here's my "Marsala Girl with Bird."


Sunday, January 11, 2015

Take a Word: Couples


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Original card images (much altered by me!) from Google Images. Background is my creation.

Sunday Postcard Art: Paisley



I must have butterflies on my mind. Maybe it's an antidote to the very chilly temperatures we're having here in Maryland. Here are my paisley butterflies!

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Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Three Muses: Butterflies

Image credits: Dover pictura, artefacts, graphicsfairy.

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Sunday, January 4, 2015

Sunday Postcard Art: "New"



Image credits: dover design, holliewood

Take a Word: Zetti



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Image credits: SJD, dover designs, google images, tumblefish studio.