Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Hot Cup O' Cocoa - Collage

I am the host for this months local Art Talk Group meeting and I chose the word Winter for our theme.

In trying to think of what I'd like to paint or create I knew I didn't want to do a typical winter oil painting of our normal rainy winter, but thought more along the lines of something more comforting ... like a nice Hot Cup O' Cocoa, with whipped cream on top.


Hot Cup O' Cocoa, 9" x 9" x 3/8" collage on hardwood, ©2012, Nancy Van Blaricom

I'm not sure I will always do a collage for our theme word but I certainly did enjoy working, once again, in collage.

Side view of Hot Cup O' Cocoa9" x 9"x 3/8" collage on hardwood, ©2012, Nancy Van Blaricom

The 9" x 9" x 3/8" board I was working on was already primed for an oil painting but I don't think it would have needed to be primed, it was just something I had laying around waiting to be used.

The above photo shows how it looks from an angle showing the small collage wrapped area.
Close up of Hot Cup O' Cocoa9" x 9" x 3/8" collage on hardwood, ©2012, Nancy Van Blaricom

Above a more detailed shot of the scene.  Don't ya love the reflected handle of the cup ... diamonds no less.


9 comments:

  1. Very creative and I do love the "reflected" handle of diamonds. Nice to have a challenge and Winter is a perfect theme. I always love to see all the different interpretations of the theme.

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  2. It really does sparkle! More fun than a jigsaw puzzle.

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  3. Très réussi Nancy ! J'adore.

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  4. Love your collages! You are really growing as an artist.

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  5. Perfect! Love the shapes and colours and the reflection is fabulous.

    I was just thinking about a torn paper piece now you've inspired me more. Thank you!

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  6. Love this little collage! And the reflection is just perfect!!

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  7. Super nice collage. The handle reflection is such fun!

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  8. Nancy, wonderful ! This is a great exercise working with a different medium. Makes me want to try it.
    Jacklyn Karabaich

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