Something green

Today morning I took my son to school, and I realized that spring time is at our door. As I walked down the street I saw the first little green signs on the trees, even somehow the grass looked greener. So I got a blooming green mood.

Something green

I took some pieces of old map and I made a collage on a canvas. I pulled out my gelli plate and I monoprinted green on my collage in different shades from yellowish green to light green and finally dark green. I found some pieces of acrylic skin with green and I just had to apply it. The orange gave me even more the feeling of spring. I made some paper flowers of course in the color of green! I added some more stuff till I felt satisfied with my green creation. I decided I love the color of green. Here is a close up:

I am adding it to Inspiration avenue’s weekly challenge: green art and to Inspiration Emporium’s monthly challenge: a splash of color!

About lerusho

I am obsessed with experimenting, using my fantasy and creating new and unique visions. The challenges are endless and that gives me real inspiration.
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18 Responses to Something green

  1. Maggie says:

    So creative! I love the texture and colors in this collage. Thanks for sharing at Inspiration Avenue!

  2. great canvas, what are the green and orange lines, looks like puffy paint? and I need to do some research on acrylic skins.

    • lerusho says:

      The green and orange lines are the “acrylic skin”. Take a page protector, draw or paint anything, let it dry overnight, cover it with a layer or tar gel medium, let it dry for another day, peal it of from the page protector… ready to play for collages 😉 one remark: it’s fragile after it’s dry!

  3. Deann says:

    Gorgeous collage wonderful work in texture and color…great job.

  4. Jackie says:

    I’m feeling the coming of Spring here! Love all your elements! Fun collage!

  5. Wow! I love your creative use of textures and bold colors. Visiting via Inspiration Avenue – Blessings!

  6. Annabelle says:

    Lovely collage work. The colours are of Spring, warmth and renewal of life. Gorgeous!

    Annabelle : )

  7. Giggles says:

    Gorgeous color and texture!!

    Hugs Giggles

  8. Julia says:

    This is lovely, what a nice way to express the feeling that you got after a morning walk. green is one of my favourites too, restful but full to bursting with ‘new’.

  9. Lisa H says:

    Green is my favorite color! I’m happy to see all the new growing things here too. Thank you for joining us at Inspiration Journal and sharing your great project! =)

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