COLLAGE WITH MICKEY BOND
"RABBIT SPRING" Collage
Rabbit Spring is a mixed media painting featuring collage elements and acrylic paint in a simple yet lyrical composition. The basic steps can be used in many projects with any imagery you choose. You can find all the materials online at dickblick.com or other art supplies distributor.
Below are the images of the rabbits and flying insect used in the collage for you to print out at home. Or bring images you have and want to collage with.
Here is a video of the process: https://youtu.be/w_-l38k2O2Y
ART SUPPLIES LIST:
Mulberry paper or Any paper you have
Several foam brushes
8x10 inch canvas or any size you have
Acrylic paint including white phthalo blue (
Matte medium (optional) if you want a less shiny collage use this medium.
Polymer medium gloss if you like a shinier suface use this medium. You can also mix the 2 mediums for a satin look. (https://www.dickblick.com/products/golden-gloss-medium/)
USE THESE IMAGES BELOW OR BRING ANY IMAGES YOU HAVE AND WANT TO WORK WiTH
TO DOWNLOAD AND PRINT THESE IMAGES RIGHT CLICK AND SAVE TO YOUR COMPUTER
Mickey Bond paints in acrylic using found-object resists and some unusual additions to paint including coffee and rust. She shares her inspirations and experimental approach on her Facebook page.
The blog presents step by step techniques based on happy accidents in the studio. Bond is curator of themed shows and special events at the Jay Etkin Gallery in Memphis and a contributor to Professional Artist Magazine. She teaches mixed media workshops in Santa Fe and Memphis.