Hand-made collage on watercolor paper (unframed)
I assembled this collage with a Xerox printout of my own, original photographic imagery, as well as an old family photograph.
Created in 2023 © Libby Saylor.
I will ship this original collage within 2 days of purchase (does not include a mat or frame).
I offer high resolution prints of this collage on bright white cardstock and will ship within 5 days of purchase (does not include a mat or frame).
This is probably one of my most favorite collages that I've ever made. I tend to make my best art from firstly, stepping out of my comfort zone; and secondly, when I let the art make itself. For this collage, weeks earlier, I had cut out a piece of the beautiful yellow flower photo (shot with a Holga camera) and there was just this window of space leftover. When I began this collage, I started by trying to find a mate to the other photograph shown here of our kitchen when my twin sister and I were growing up. The entirety of the image shows my twin sister and I washing dishes and making a mess, smiling at the camera. And even though us smiling is the main event, from an artist's perspective, I am absolutely obsessed with the retro details of the sink, the dishes, the sponge, the paper towel rack, and the overall golden tone of this old photograph. The chopped up Holga photo was lying on top of a pile of other images, and without overthinking it, I placed this photo on top of the kitchen photo and lined up the yellow of the flower with the yellow of the dish soap bottle, and the whole thing just clicked. I hope whoever buys this enjoys this as much as I do!