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STILL LIFE

"Love you Babe" collage was my first ever paper collage. I enjoyed making it so much that I couldn't help myself but create another. It was "Blue Vase". Again, I felt like I found my "calling" to use paper instead of paint as my choice of medium.

While enjoying the physicality of ripping the paper and finding the right colour, I also thought that it saves the environment a lot. My friends started collecting magazines for me and before long I was stock-piling them in my basement and using them instead of discarding.

I only asked for donation of high quality magazines, being mindful of good quality papers and inks used by the printing company. I also include my own painted papers and Japanese papers and tissues. They are known for their archival quality. I finish the collage with 2 layers of varnish, further protecting the paper. I use a stretched canvas as my substrate, also environmentally safe products.

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