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Caesar
11-22-2012, 10:48 PM
I decided to start collecting in this thread sketches composed as framed collages of what torn pieces of paper sheets picked up from the waste paper basket.

In my idea it's an open and collective thread where anyone else too, not just me, may post her/his composed and framed sketches and bits and pieces of work.
A sort of tracing of our labour to fix an idea, follow a sudden inspiration, to test a process or just end up into a blind alley or a failure to use outcomes into some sort of composition because inspiration left us too soon or we weren't able to get what we saw in our mind or expected to get. Outcomes having, in our eyes, something we still like though. At the end of the day, just to use one of the key word of our age, it's an invite to recycle, like cooking out tasty recipes using what remains from previous meals, old bread and cheese etc., and also an opportunity to inspire each other to proceed from where we stopped in a partially explored path.

I would expect that some mates in here having particular artistic sensibilities and attitudes would set up and stage great artpieces this way too.

If it gathers enough momentum we may put it in the Project Thread (or keep it in here if You prefer so).
Here's a starting (and modest) one to better express the concept.

Caesar
11-23-2012, 11:31 PM
Just to add another one to better explain the concept and, maybe, encourage to recycle Your bits and pieces too ...;)

byroncallas
11-25-2012, 09:57 PM
Wonderful idea Caesar. Are abstract doodles acceptable, or more representational is what you have in mind?
:)
PS: I like your first offerings.

MSIE
11-26-2012, 11:57 AM
:)what a great idea! I spent three hours checking on my abandoned paintings (sketches, scribbles, doodles, studies... whatever) from last year, none of them has ever left my HDD until today :D
each of them I opened in ArtRage and converted into .png, then I made a collage using all of those "sketches", and I noticed that I actually like them a lot - which is strange, because I didn't like them for different reasons when I created them, that's why I abandoned them :rolleyes: ... but now I see there's something beautiful in each of them ;)

I hope you like them as well! :) (100% ArtRage Studio Pro 3.5)
to see the uncompressed image, please get it from my dropox account (https://dl.dropbox.com/u/34840889/121125_Anj_ArtRage%20sketchbook%202011.jpg)

71359

PS. I think it would be great if this could be moved to Art Projects as it is something everyone can participate in :)

Caesar
11-26-2012, 11:32 PM
Anything and any genre You like, dear Byron, and which may give visual pleasure to You and, consequently and very likely, to us too.:)

Thank You very much, dear MSIE, for Your rich and highly artistic contribution! I'll move it on the Project Section .... as soon as I remind how to do it. LOL:o

HELP! DO YOU PLS KNOW HOW TO MOVE THIS THREAD TO THE PROJECT SECTION?:(:o

gxhpainter2
11-27-2012, 04:17 AM
a great thread Caesar... I was wondering about abstract doodles etc like Byron ask about so with MSIE's great contributions I will have to dig around in my HD ...wonderful idea...

kenmo
11-27-2012, 04:41 AM
Awesome idea and thread....

MSIE
11-27-2012, 10:37 AM
HELP! DO YOU PLS KNOW HOW TO MOVE THIS THREAD TO THE PROJECT SECTION?:(:o
I don't think you can move it yourself - but I'm sure if you ask nicely one of the Rage guys will do it for you :)

D Akey
11-27-2012, 11:31 AM
@ MSIE: that's a great holiday style card display for showing your work. Clever and it looks really colorful, energetic and upbeat.

@ Caesar: Deliciously earthy and fun as always. Love your carefree artistic panache. Very joyful like browsing the a back stacks of an old pulp used book store -- the kind I grew up on.

Caesar
11-28-2012, 02:33 AM
I'll keep waiting for your recovered doodles then, dear Gary, and I'm sure they'll look like splinters of jewels. Thank you!

Thank You, dear Kenmo! I guess You too have bits and pieces of past excercises You see as still having something appealing.

Dear MSIE, I arrived to just the same conclusion, so I'll make a request on the title or I'll bother someone of the Artragers as soon as I gave the opportunity to people who commented to get my thanks, one day may be enough I think.

Great image to define how You enjoyed them, dear D Akey. You reminded me when I followed a colleague of mine searching for old, rare or special aeromodels components in an East Side store placed in an old building, in New York. It's not a representative collection of my past time subjects (they were more), but certainly of my imaginary attempts to draw and see interactively together with my mind and look for its intuitive guidance. Thank you!

byroncallas
11-28-2012, 05:15 AM
MISE, share D Akey's sentiments. Terrific display.

Caesar, I really love your last entry. The pieces make up a complete painting in its own right that is a whole much greater than the sum of its parts. It comes together wonderfully as a complete work. I'd hang that on my wall.

I think you just have to ask the administrators to move the thread to the projects area. They know all the tricks and possess the keys to the kingdom.

:)

joey_matthews
11-28-2012, 11:59 AM
Just to add another one to better explain the concept and, maybe, encourage to recycle Your bits and pieces too ...;)
The art you submitted into my project (of sorts) thread made me curious see more of your work. I don't find enough time to draw myself these days and I struggle when it comes to digital work but I was try to find time to appreciate those who are talented. Sadly the quotes removed the picture(s) in question but myself and my son liked the dragon. He also laughed and pointed at lord voldemort (though he said it's the evil person out of harry potter daddy) LOL. Seeing art like this makes me realize how much I miss doing it, even doodling.

Keep up the good work!


:)what a great idea! I spent three hours checking on my abandoned paintings (sketches, scribbles, doodles, studies... whatever) from last year, none of them has ever left my HDD until today :D
each of them I opened in ArtRage and converted into .png, then I made a collage using all of those "sketches", and I noticed that I actually like them a lot - which is strange, because I didn't like them for different reasons when I created them, that's why I abandoned them :rolleyes: ... but now I see there's something beautiful in each of them ;)

I hope you like them as well! :) (100% ArtRage Studio Pro 3.5)
to see the uncompressed image, please get it from my dropox account (https://dl.dropbox.com/u/34840889/121125_Anj_ArtRage%20sketchbook%202011.jpg)

71359

PS. I think it would be great if this could be moved to Art Projects as it is something everyone can participate in :)
^^ this is very creative and inspiring, nice style and the images work well like this.

Caesar
11-28-2012, 11:12 PM
Dear Byron, whatever You may decide to hang on wall from me I'd be honoured. I'm glad You appreciated the recipe I cooked up with some ingredients I discarded along the last weeks ... Thank You!
I think I'll ask the administrator to move this as soon as I stop receiving comments here so as to be able thank mates before.

Thank You, dear Joey! Actually You stumbled here in an assembled collage of my "junk". If You wish to have a better idea of what I made so far (and how it's possible to improve with ArtRage), have a look to my gallery in here. Unfortunately you won't find a specific genre and style, rather a mess of almost all of them, including study from masters, where, nonetheless, You may possibly detect what is a sort of evolutionary core, personal style. I hope it will encourage You too to progress. I'm so glad Your boy too appreciated and You may show him also my recent painting about a funny duel among Hermione and Voldemort (in my gallery) You probably won't be able to fully explain to him ...:o:DLOL