My Most Successful Project
This is a collage peice I personally named "The Lady", I consider this my most successful peice because of three things: 1, I had a lot of fun making it. 2, it came out perfectly and I'm extremely happy with it. 3, people seemed to like it the most, I have gotten a lot of compliments on it.
The Project I would Do-Over Differently
Aesthetically speaking, I am happy with this work. I am happy with the porportions and the body language and the background. One thing I would change would be the effort I had put into coloring, and make it bolder and brighter. I may rework this in the future.
Compare and Contrast
I enjoy sculpture as well as I enjoy 2-D art. These two works both involve string, something I enjoy working in. They both have an object suspended with string or ribbon, they both present ideas, and they both brought me fun in making them. The differences are one is a juxtaposition peice, whereas the other is Artist Observe. The paper cranes and the black frame present a uniform and modern sculpture, and the juxaposition presents something morbid in a colorful and pastel mannerism, such as a crib mobile.
I think the idea of letting the art make itself is fun and interesting, and forcing it too hard could ruin the process of making it. Start with something small and make things up as you go. That's how most of my work has been done, and i've enjoyed making all of it. This idealist approach- making stuff up as you go- is fun and is actually how I live most of my life by. "make it up as you go" would be an interesting unit.
I call this 'My Lady'
It's one of my favorite pieces I've done.
I have access to wallpaper sampler books, and I enjoy wallpaper collage.I
I cut out the shapes for the face, eyes (which I colored over in sharpie), body, bowtie, earrings, lips, etc.
I arranged these shapes and glued them to the board.
I picked the juxtaposition theme.
I cut out knife shapes from cardboard and painted them with silver and black paint.
I found a metal ring and ribbon, tied the ribbon into bows and such, glued and wrapped said ribbon araound metal ring.
I tied the knifes in different colors of ribbon, and tied them to the ring.
I secured the top to a knot, and hung the knot off a hook in the ceiling.
This is a perspective art- perhaps not literally, but figuratively.
I obtained some packing stuff which was partially shredded cardboard, cut the house shape out of thick magazine cover, reinforced it's balance with thin wire, and also used wire for the chimney.
I cut the box's back out and replaced it with thin paper, and lit a lamp behind it.
the box itself is unremarkable, and it was intended to be so.
I'm proud of this one
Limitation: Words instead of lines