Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Mixed Media experiments

Here's my first collage/mixed media work after long deliberation. Been going through many magazines and books that detail techniques of collage, journaling and using acrylics. My best reads thus far : Somerset Studio issues and Ann Baldwin's book.
I wanted to express the idea of setting oneself free, letting go and going with the flow. Love the poem  on getting caught in one's own rhytym...
Its pure joy to splash artist quality, pigment rich acrylics around paper, and this was my first use of matte and gel media. Just inaugurated my small new box of Rembrandt pastels.Nothing beats the smell of the pastel fixative ;)
Now I've taken the plunge, the world's my oyster!


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