Wednesday, January 16, 2013

paper torn, layered and glued....

It has been a little while since I have played with paper,
I've missed it!
not the mess, mind you...
I had forgotten how much mess I can make when I collage!
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I decided we needed a something for the wall in our lounge room
so I gathered some old textbooks, paper, vintage dictionaries & atlas, mod podge, washi tape,
 my brushes, spray graphite a couple of cog masks, a little chipboard birdie a 24" stretched canvas and started playing!
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this is what I came up with
a piece that represents all of the members of my family.
God, maths, science, music, craft, space, nature, gardening, physics, sewing, craft, our surname, it is all there....things that represent each of the members of our family!
there is even a little lego tribute  ;)
There is a tree for each member as well -
standing tall and together.

I love this verse
 
The heavens declare the glory of God
the skies proclaim
the work of his hands
Psalm 19:1
 
 
It seemed to work perfectly over the top of the
Southern Sky star chart from a vintage atlas.
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If you click on the photographs
they will probably be a little larger
if you would like to read anything on the collage.
 
Hope you find time today to be creative,
~ Gillian ♥

4 comments:

Sue said...

You should play with paper more often, you do it so well:) I love this piece.

Kasha Rolley said...

Beautiful. I have to admit that I also miss your paper creations which I loved.

Kylie said...

Love it! What a wonderfully personalised way to decorate your home :)

Rein said...

Stunning paper art creation Gillian.
I love it!