|Either cut or tear the photos into various sizes and shapes.|
With this piece, since it was far too "busy" already, I obscured some areas with dark green and black. My intent was to unify the artwork, tying together the parts.
|The finished collage - painting.|
|Only scraps of photos were used in this unfinished project.|
Blue and orange also make a pleasing, complementary color scheme. See the unpainted example here.
Add a traditional image into the layered, shaded mix! Leave space for one striking picture that fits in nicely with the colors or textures of the other shapes. Or insert a piece of text or written material, as shown in the example below.
|Can you tell I am obsessed with earth colors?Note that a few edges in this artwork have been cut, not torn.|