Always think outside the norm when coming up with a new project. Don’t be afraid to experiment, for heaven’s sake don’t shoot for perfection. Instead, push your creativity to the limit with the audacity only your heart knows. Because whatever happens is going to be awesome!
It’s so satisfying to glue together inspirational images, piece by piece and different forms and then slowly seeing the progress transforming the whole piece into something new and unexpected without planning anything, going with the flow, taking it slow, and savoring the experience.
It takes a bit of time to create a collage, but as soon as you start placing the first objects, arranging and rearranging them on the paper, mixing the paints, applying nuances here and there, you discover endless possibilities to explore. Growth is part of this creative process and the beginning of the integration with your own aesthetic.
Last year I took Summer and Fall art classes at local community college, learning about color, various paints and their textures and pigmentation, gathering techniques and experimenting with all kinds of combinations of mediums while also observing closely the teachers and the other students.