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Collage Art Blog

Quotes in Freedom Flag

Quotes in Freedom Flag

Creating the illusion of folds in a flag using only magazines pages was a challenge for me in my collage, “Freedom Flag”.  This is one of those pi...

First Ladies Flag

First Ladies Flag

This is my second American Flag collage.  Perhaps I’m starting a series?  The first one is titled, "Freedom Flag".  For this collage, I'm calling ...

News - Fox 8 New Day Cleveland Artist

News - Fox 8 New Day Cleveland Artist

Prior to following my passion as an artist, I worked most of my life behind the scenes as a corporate video producer/videographer.  If you think th...

News - I'm a Cover Girl!

News - I'm a Cover Girl!

Last summer a reporter for the Bath Country Journal came to my studio to interviewed me about my art.  Months past and I never saw the story.  Afte...

Timelapse Video of a Horse Collage

Timelapse Video of a Horse Collage

Having been a corporate video producer for over 30 (yikes!) years, I occasionally put together a video of my artwork in progress.  Some can takes d...

Facebook Comments on my Political Artwork

Facebook Comments on my Political Artwork

Being in my 50's, I obviously did not grow up with social media, the internet, cell phones or even a wireless one.  In fact, we had only one phone ...

How To Collage Using Magazines Tutorial

How To Collage Using Magazines Tutorial

NEW ITEM!  I'm excited to have completed my digital book on How to Collage.  I've been asked to do workshops, and I may someday, but I first had to...

The 2016 Election and the Voter's Choices in Candidates

The 2016 Election and the Voter's Choices in Candidates

Being in my fifties, I’ve lived through several presidential elections.  This one is like no other.  Everyday there seems to be something new to discuss and not necessarily something beneficial regarding the problems facing our country and how the candidates plan on solving them.  Adding to all the craziness, the main stream media and social media are adding fuel to the fire.  This collage...

Two Worlds Generations Apart

Two Worlds Generations Apart

It seemed as if I was reading for the first time about the evils of World War II and the excitement of the possibility of space travel.  As I flipped through the pages, I  began to notice how women were portrayed in ads.

What are the Three Bad Habits?

What are the Three Bad Habits?

For the secondary images, you need to look close at the details.  You can see:

  • “Toxic Cancer” on the cigarette.
  • the letters LIES on her nails holding the cigarette, implying that she’s lying to herself regarding her habits.

Images in “The Drunken Artist”

Images in “The Drunken Artist”

The artwork shows paint dripping off the brush, congealing on the floor.  That’s what would happen with me, drinking wine and carelessly drip paint everywhere.  I probably should have added a dab of paint on the dress too.

Changing Careers after 50

Changing Careers after 50

I was recently interviewed by motivational speaker, DeLores Pressley about how and why I switched careers from my 35 years as a videographer to an ...