January 19, 2011

How to build a city...



... with papertrash :^)





This collage was made for a project which is
already cancelled in the meantime, so I can
show it here. It was meant as some kind of
tutorial; as you can see, it's a city made of papertrash.
I used the same technique as for the mobile boxes,
although there's little technique involved here.

So, here's the secret: throw everything you have on
papertrash on a sheet of paper and move the pieces
till you have the constellation you like, than glue
everything.



I took some parts of the collage for this embroiderie.

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36 comments:

  1. I love your collages, Renilde. It's amazing how much they resemble your embroidery work - you have such a fabulous individual style :) Kx

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  2. Your collages are simply amazing! do you illustrate books?

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  3. love the way your brain works and your very light and witty touch!

    and i agree w isabel. if you don't you should!

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  4. You inspire me SO much! :-)

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  5. This is SO inspiring! i love how you make buildings! just fantastic!

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  6. fantastic and so cool! You are always so creative! you know, I don't comment all the time but every single post from you is inspiring! *

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  7. :) leuke 'techniek', serendipiteit noemen ze dat volgens mij, met een mooi en slim woord.

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  8. oh these collages, and all the thing you do are so cool and beautiful!

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  9. IT is a nice idea, playing with paper pieces like with wooden blocks. I think I am yours, I am collection paper trash from now on....

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  10. It looks like a city I want to live in!

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  11. grappig dat jou naald en papierwerk zo van jou zijn.

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  12. The connection to your embroidery is so strong. I want to know more about your cities and maps.

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  13. many thanks for the sweet responses everybody :^)
    to Isabel and mlle paradis: thank you, i will think about it, need MORE TIME!

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  14. I LOVE your visual language! It's so particular!
    It's great!

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  15. wow, my papertrash never looks this great, I love it. And even more seeing how it evolves into embroidery.

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  16. Renild, zo schoon, ja nu nog een schoon boekske
    dan kunnen we het vasthouden!!!zjé

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  17. Creating organization out of chaos. Satisfying. I do this too. Even moving the papers on the desk around into pleasing piles. Happy Sunday.

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  18. Ooooh! Amazing! I love it!

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  19. This city collage is so beautiful. Just discovered your blog - love it!

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  20. so beautiful~ i love everything on this blog

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  21. yep i wann live there!

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  22. gorgeous!
    love your minimal style :)

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  23. So lovely ! (look > http://toastandfine.tumblr.com/) / E

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  24. beautiful color and composition!

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