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Sunday, July 26, 2020

Paper Collage Progress

This was my original inspiration's composed of a greeting card and some pics from a magazine!

This was the first crop I made from above....2.5"x3"

This was the first paper collage I made based on the crop above.  It's only around 5.5" x 8" and I it is  in my collage journal.

I made some patterns from the original crop after I enlarged it.    This  collage/piece will be 9"x12" finished.

I used tracing paper to make my patterns, which I then laid on my painted/dyed papers and cut out each segment.

This is the larger leaf with the veins fused on the leaf.  I was going to just stitch the veins but decided to use some painted papers I already had.  I'm thinking I will stitch stitch some dark black or blue threads on the leaf.

Playing around with different backgrounds/placements.

I like the green but still looking at all my papers I've made over the past year and a half.

This is my favorite background...not sure why but I think with hand stitching it might work I've put this aside for a few days to 'cook' and for me to decide what background I want to use.  I have so many cool papers so I'll keep digging!


  1. It's coming along beautifully. I like the veins on the leaf. Helpful to keep them in the collage journal- ideas will build on ideas.

  2. I love this -- the colors and the design! Can't wait to see what you do with it next.


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