The importance of simple shapes in my collage

This piece is my latest collage for my sketchbook project. (Once again I’ve used yuzen Japanese paper) I used to think I couldn’t use collage as a serious fine arts medium because I have low fine motor control due to my learning disabilities. My use of simple shapes allows me to have better technique, without sacrificing complexity. I think my best example is this:

(c) Anita Morris 2014

(c) Anita Morris 2014

This collage was made with simple narrow strips of paper. My confidence is growing with collage. I’m intending to do a major piece with collage in the future. How soon depends on finishing my dream scroll, my current painting and a few other things,


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