Early precedents[ edit ] Techniques of collage were first used at the time of the invention of paper in Chinaaround BC. The use of collage, however, wasn't used by many people until the 10th century in Japanwhen calligraphers began to apply glued paper, using texts on surfaces, when writing their poems. Gold leaf panels started to be applied in Gothic cathedrals around the 15th and 16th centuries. Gemstones and other precious metals were applied to religious images, iconsand also, to coats of arms.
Erik currently lives in Seaside, Oregon. Nicole Gustafsson Nicole works as a full time illustrator specializing in traditional media paintings featuring everything from woodland characters and environments to pop culture based projects.
She uses a stunning color palette to capture fantastical places. Her interest in wildlife and trees grew into a life-long passion of the natural world and continues to be a theme in her artwork. Brin Levinson In the war between Rice paper collage techniques and the natural world, it would appear, judging from his unpeopled cityscapes, nature has won.
The brightest colors, the occasional burst of blue sky that breaks out from behind cloud-crowded sky, the flash of red graffiti on a rhino, illuminate the scene.
Bronze Coast Gallery Jim Eppler Jim brings the power, beauty, harshness and magnetic attraction of nature to both his paintings and bronzes. He creates from the experience of his lifelong enchantment with wildlife and his innate gift for the use of color and form.
Bringing his skill as a colorist to his sculpture, Eppler hand-finishes each bronze in his limited editions. Robert Rogers Robert is a native Texan whose work has been inspired by Native American art, Oriental art, and European art — along with 40 years of studies in scouting and Indian Lore.
For more than 27 years, Robert has created fine jewelry as an art and as an expression of love for the craft. His work reflects the full expression of archetypes in Native American culture as depicted in petroglyphs and pictographs in ancient North American sites, blended with mystical spiritual symbols, Braille and other icons.
Before she embarked on a sculpture career, however, she spent 14 years raising her family. In she resumed her art career in earnest, enrolling at the College of Marin in Kentfield, CA, to study bronze casting. Encouraged by her results with the medium, she built her own foundry in Northern California and has been operating it ever since.
She shapes her figures and animals from wax instead of clay because she likes the way it can be manipulated to convey emotion and mood. Cary Henrie Cary spends hours laying his canvas with additive and subtractive methods: He strives to capture the quiet strength and dignity of mankind in his compositions.
His detailed working knowledge of human anatomy has eliminated the need for models, making each sculpture a truly original creation. His sculptures can be found in private and corporate collections worldwide. Joshua Tobey The child of artists, Joshua grew up in a household where nature was as much a part of life as art…in fact so much so that perhaps one would not exist without the other.
While in college in Colorado, he explored the mountains and rivers and finally decided to become a bronze sculptor. Today his subject matter is a combination of figurative studies combined with wildlife.
He says it is because as apart as man is from nature, it is only in nature that he feels as if he is part of something bigger than himself. Nehalem Bay Ceramic Artists is a confluence of artists who have embraced clay as their chosen medium. They arrived here from all walks of life — the art world, the corporate world, academia or the world of our small town.
Some have a long and varied history with clay, others are just discovering their passion for the medium. We all celebrate the creative spirit and hope you enjoy the work.
Working in diverse range of media, over 30 DragonFire artists will interpret what we hold in our hearts and minds as a view of the world we would like to see.
Today, he has pieces in all 50 states and in more than 40 countries.Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years. We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state.
Encaustic monotype is a printing technique using wax that allows you to work spontaneously on a variety of papers on our fabulous “HOTBox” designed by Paula Roland.
All supplies are included but you may bring your own handmade papers or rice paper. International Print Center New York Paper/Print: American Hand Papermaking, s to Today, traces the development of hand papermaking as an artistic medium in the United States, both in conjunction with printmaking and in its own right, with over 65 other artists who have made outstanding work in the medium, from the s to today.
A New Tradition For Our Friendsgiving "Pumpkin Blessings" - There is a new tradition at our "Friendsgiving"! Check it out. (All you artsy followers, I am sure you can come up with your own spin for this post) We ar.
Preview Paper Collage Techniques with Nita Leland below to learn how to encase objects, like these oak leaves, in rice paper using gel medium. So what makes this particular collage technique so great? gel medium is archival, as is the paper, so it keeps the object preserved, along with the items it comes into contact with.
With a focus on Northwest wines and regional cuisine, the Savor Cannon Beach festival offers a four-day lineup of wine, culinary and arts events March , , in one of the Pacific Northwests most beautiful vacation destinations.