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Irminsul

Mixed media on birch panel 14×18″ Finally finished and photographed in natural light. Now on to the next project…

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Project Irminsul – choosing borders

(click to enlarge) The thinking behind the Irminsul was not confined solely to the Germanic peoples of Northern Europe as it is related to the ‘Tree of Life’ which has its roots (pun intended) in many cultures throughout the world. … Continue reading

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Irminsul – almost done

(Click to enlarge) Lit from the left by an ordinary 60 watt lamp for effect. Needs more work yet, but is done on the main. I’ve a desire to add more to all locations, including the irminsul itself. Also thinking … Continue reading

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Project Irminsul – Coming Along

Starting to get the composition organized and liking the way it is going very much already. There’s hope for this collage.

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Project Irminsul – cutting

Once the rubbing establishes the edges clearly, it is then firmly applied to a photo with the correct colours/content by using scotch tape. Following the lines (with scissors or knife) on the rubbing is easy, even with very small pieces. … Continue reading

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Irminsul Project – making templates

Once a series of cutouts are applied, there will be spaces that perhaps require filling. In this case, those spaces are intentional since I want to include gold and jewels into the bottom half of the piece. In order to … Continue reading

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Irminsul Project – collage tools I use.

Once enough ‘rough cuts’ are used as a base, it’s time to start getting serious about composition and detail. For this I’m using scissors, scotch tape, thin paper, a soft pencil, a fine paint brush, gloss medium watered down in … Continue reading

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Airborne

Collage & acrylics. 12″ x 48″

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Airborne – Detail 4

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