Mixed-media collage: a mature-age woman’s excuse to cut and paste

What fun! Creating a mixed-media collage using crayon, wax candles, ink and whatever else takes my fancy. “Collage is limited only by the artist’s creativity,” says Libby. One night at Margot’s as we drank bubbles, I scribbled on a pad using a candle, oil pastels and out-of-date food coloring. The dried pieces smelt like stale tumeric – the result?  Not ‘fumage'(lol), but several pieces that I think are so wonderful I’m loathe to cut them up for use in my final collage (x 2). This is just a sample of the textures and tones I made:



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