Make Mistakes, confront the Universe mixed media collage

This is on a 6x6 cradled wood board, I love using these surfaces in my art!

This project just started off with experimentation with backgrounds, collage, acrylic paint, acrylic inks, gellatos, stenciling, gel pens, paint markers, alcohol markers, modeling paste. So many layers, but it turned out pretty cool. Thought I’m not 100% happy with the woman, I do like the contrast. She’s rather plain next to that chaotic background!!

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I love the contrast though :ok_hand:t2: Nice work

I agree! The woman kind of gives the eye a bit of a rest from the cool background. I wouldn’t change a thing, even if I could. I like the use of the black and white border.

I use the wooden cradle boards a lot too. They’re so nice, especially the ones that come with gesso already on them.

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What they said! ^^ Her plainness speaks to the saying. Our everyday abilities are also our superpowers. :wink: Also, her glasses are fierce!

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What @Abbeeroad said :slight_smile: I also really like the technique that you use for the faces- I like how you’ve used an existing image and then doctored it to change it up and make it unique. And, I like your method of double stenciling the letters to give them a drop shadow effect.

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What @craftADDchick said! I also like how you have the embossed letters above the lady’s head. It adds a really nice unexpected element of texture, especially due to the way you colored them!

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This is so wonderful!

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Very cool!

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This is awesome and I love the quote.

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