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Baby Panda Collage has just been juried in to the prestigious 25th Wildlife in Art Show… Continue reading… 0 comments

endangered

by Foothills , October 4, 2011—12:00 AM

Topics: Wildlife, Wildlife collage recycle, endangered species, show

This is a collage created almost entirely from recycled magazines. (The sun is gold leaf) I worked on this by grading the magazine photos by value and then treating the value sketch (gridded up onto 24_36 piece of black matboard from an 8,5_11 b/w photograph) like the base for a big big jigsaw… Continue reading… 5 comments

Recycled Rhino

by Foothills , May 19, 2010—12:00 AM

Topics: Wildlife collage recycle

This piece was created for a Wildlife in Art Show in California. I wanted to combine a threatened species with a "green " theme. There was a heap of discarded NGM s in our clubhouse library so I decided to "recycle" them! It took about three weeks and 37 magazines to assemble and made the most amazing mess in my apartment! I worked on a three value drawing on black Canson paper... and I have never gotten around to counting the number of animals in the picture... but the nostril of the beast is the birth canal of a male seahorse! Collage created from recycled National Geographic magazines… Continue reading… 3 comments