I keep meaning to make signs around the house reminding me to let go, to take a deep breath or to be kind to myself. So this week as I turned to collage for relaxation it felt like the perfect opportunity to make a sign. I have piles of The New Yorker magazine which I … More Making useful signs for my home.
You can make art while reducing the impact on the environment and your wallet! I made the collage below from bits and bobs I found in a charity shop, plus some scraps of paper and my partner’s old denim jeans. Discarded denim instead of paper, for example, creates great seascapes and skies. You can draw … More Art from recycled materials
Collaging with maps is like cloud-spotting. If you look long enough at contours and boundaries then shapes appear. When you put these shapes together a story takes form! I dug out some maps at the local charity shop and cut out London’s beloved Hampstead Heath. After a few seconds of staring at it I saw … More Put art on the map!