I’ve always been a huge fan of mixed media art. Why limit your art and your creativity to just one medium be it oil, acrylic, or whatever else makes you feel comfortable? I think art is about exploring and building on what you discover. It’s amazing what can come out of this flexible and open process.
Dutch artist, Gugger Petter, inspired me today. She constructs 2D and 3D works by weaving newspaper and mixed media together. She states her “fascination with newspaper consists not only of it being “the diary of our lives,” it also presents [her] with a black/white/and limited color palette, which has always been [her] choice.”
Here are my favorite Petter’s picks:
I personally started using newspaper in 2014 when I made my 48″ x 42″ Lola: