Collage Contest 3: Art Therapy


lsu096.jpg


On Ash Wednesday, first day of Lent, I sat down to create this collage as a form of meditation.

With a head full of quandaries —especially, morality and mortality on my mind, experiencing a family crisis—-I took out a stack of magazines (National Geographic, Smithsonian) and began snipping away.


i1pmuk.jpg


But, first, I assembled some images (above) that I thought striking & arresting text to accompany it.

Next, I proceeded to, mindlessly, assemble the pieces of this art puzzle.

This is the relief and joy of images for me, the non-thinking aspect of it...


dahicb.jpg


At some point, I realized that (subconsciously) I was creating a kind of Heaven & Hell portrait and the expressive Peruvian mummies fit right into my inferno.


ngyep0.jpg


And, there you have it: a collage that offered me an hour or so of relaxation and contemplation :)

I hope you enjoy it, too, and might consider entering @Georgeboya’s contest, here.

Art on!


q7uwih.jpg


Comments 9


Shared on Twitter #posh / @ocdb

26.02.2020 19:02
0

looks really amazing, NG magazines are a great source for material and inspiration:) Thank you so much for your entry:)

collage-logo-gif.gif

27.02.2020 18:41
0

Hey, I’m glad you liked it—- I really enjoyed making it; it’s been ages since I’ve collaged!

28.02.2020 12:33
0

Hello!

This post has been manually curated, resteemed
and gifted with some virtually delicious cake
from the @helpiecake curation team!

Much love to you from all of us at @helpie!
Keep up the great work!

![helpiecake](https://cdn.steemitimages.com/DQmP66LaAGZVvLR7TWSHD1S8SjmWMxGLQuVMQetrFEoj66M/helpiecake-strawberry.png)

Manually curated by @georgeboya.


@helpie is a Community Witness.

27.02.2020 18:42
0

Thank you, for your support 🙏🏼

28.02.2020 12:34
0


This post was shared in the Curation Collective Discord community for curators, and upvoted and resteemed by the @c-squared community account after manual review.
@c-squared runs a community witness. Please consider using one of your witness votes on us here

28.02.2020 10:01
0

Glad you found this & grateful to you for sharing :)

28.02.2020 12:35
0

Thanks for using eSteem!
Your post has been voted as a part of eSteem encouragement program. Keep up the good work!
Dear reader, Install Android, iOS Mobile app or Windows, Mac, Linux Surfer app, if you haven't already!
Learn more: https://esteem.app
Join our discord: https://discord.me/esteem

28.02.2020 10:04
0

Thanks, as always, for your encouragement 👍🏼

28.02.2020 12:35
0