Beautiful Designer Paper In Collage

I love beautiful paper for collage artwork

flower smI love using beautiful designer paper in my mixed media collages. I find them to be very inspirational in that when I see beautiful paper I want to immediately start making art and being creative myself.

Here is a collage I created using some different designer paper that I found at a craft store. The flower’s face and petals are made from two different designer paper patterns. The stem is  plain paper. The background is painted with acrylic and I used markers over that. The flower is outlined with a white-out pen.

I have to be very careful when I go into a craft store, I sometimes want to buy about 30 different pieces of designer paper. I try not to use them too much in my collage, especially now that I am starting to learn art licensing and what to get serious about creating artwork to license to different product industries. (As far as I know, most designer paper is copyrighted and can’t be used to create art for profit.)

Wear A Little Glitter smHere is another mixed media collage I created using designer paper. This one includes designer paper that has glitter embedded in it. SO PRETTY!!! The black gown and the blue gown are designer paper. The purple background and tan flowered patch in the upper right are also designer paper. The other two gowns were created using magazine paper. And the ribbons that go across the gowns are also designer paper. The flowers on the purple dress were cut out from some designer paper that featured big pretty flowers with glitter on them. (What fun these were to make!)

To make the gowns I just drew gown shapes on paper till I had one that I liked. Then I made a cutout of it using a piece of cardboard. Then I  used that to trace over the designer paper and cut them out. This was such an easy and fun project to collage on.


Please visit the others participants:

Majo Bautista / Tona Bell Louise Best Cathy Bluteau / Jennifer Bomgardner / Giova Brusa / Lindsay Buck / Beka Buckley / Joanna Caskie / Jonathan Chapman (Mr Yen) / Halle Cisco / Sarah Clare / Cathryn Clarge / Dawn Clarkson / Rhiannon Connelly Jenny D’Fuego / Molly Dhiman / Ian Dudley / Ayisatu Emore / Akmal Farid / Monika Forsberg / Claire Fritz-Domeney / Louise Gale / Chrissy Gaskell / Julie Hamilton / Emma Hawman / Rachel Hazell / Holly Helgeson / Claudine Hellmuth / Kim Henkel / Sarah Hoffman / Joanne Hus / Paula Joerling / Beth Kempton / Julie Kirk / Eos Koch / Katie LaClair / Kristy Lankford / Michelle Manolov / Doreen Marts Rosie Martinez-Dekker / Tori Mears / Maria Mederios / Lise Meijer / Debbie Miller / MaryJane Mitchell / Suzy Naidoo / Grace Noel / Hannah Nunn / Camilla Olsson / Jo Packham / Rachelle Panagarry / Monette Pangan / Melanie Paul Nicole Piar / Jen Pitta / Liz Plummer Julie Reed / Michelle Reynolds / Lisa Rivas Angee Robertson / Natalie Ryan / Aisling Ryan / Elisabet Sapena / Kyrrha Sevco / Jamie Sprague / Elizabeth Steele / Terri Stephens / Juniper Stokes / Mary Tanana / Maike Thoma / Linda Tieu Gabrielle Treanor / Tammy Tutterow / Deborah Velasquez / Jordan Vinograd Kim / Brooke Witt / Katie Wood Amelia Woodbridge


Beautiful Designer Paper In Collage — 3 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

CommentLuv badge