I’ve not investigated collage very much but this post has inspired me to do so! Perhaps then I’ll need a blog called The Milkman Goes To Collage!
This weekend I took part in a Collage workshop at the Haus der Familie in Bonn. The workshop leader was Rose Kretzschmar, a local artist. I had previously taken a workshop with her called Intuitiv Zeichnen (Drawing intuitively) a couple of years ago and had enjoyed her open and experimental approach to drawing. The workshop this weekend was in the same spirit. I have not really tried collage beyond using partial images, which I then extend through drawing. I have included an example of this below.
I approached this workshop with the intention of following any suggestions made regarding techniques, and also experimenting with colour and materials until an image suggested itself. I decided to use the human figure as a theme as I am focusing on life drawing at the moment.
I produced two collage in the workshop itself on irregular paper sizes, and then explored another…
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