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reCOLLETTEtions

   Upcycle, Revamp, Recreate, lets just get creating!!

        reCOLLettetions is a blog about making things, recycling, up-cycling, recreating, whatever you want to call it. I am inspired by vintage, the 1950's in particular, the femininity and classic style of this era is reflected in a lot of my creations.

 I try to avoid buying mass produced anything,opting instead for up-cycled, re-used, repaired, recycled, second hand items. I don't like waste, one woman's trash can be another woman's treasure. Come along for the ride and explore some creative solutions to give things a new lease on life, instructions included! 

 

 

  • Why do we use easels for painting?
    For an artist working vertically at an easel creates a more accurate finish to the painting you are working on in that you are working in the same plane as what the painting will finally be hung. It reduces the risk of spilling anything on it, and helps prevent .....click on image for more
    Posted: Friday 29 January 2010
  • Tips on overcoming artist's block
    When I get artist’s block, I put my brushes down and do something entirely different for a while. Taking the focus off my art takes away the stress even with........click on image for more
    Posted: Thursday 28 January 2010
  • Lets talk about the colour pink!
    The ‘pretty’ colour, that all things cutsie are made of...... artist Gioia Fonda created a conceptual piece in the form of a week long holiday called pink week........Bubblegum Pink is an installation by the artist duo Bigert & Bergstrom which "confronted you the viewer...click on image for more
    Posted: Wednesday 27 January 2010
  • Explaining the different types of Paint for Artists
    I’ve been painting for most of my life, and have tried most paint mediums at some stage. The first real paint I got my hands on was water-colour, due to the artist next door giving me my own set and teaching me how to use them. My first painting I sold was a water-colour but I really wanted to work with oils as I admired the luminosity and texture the medium achieved. The working time ....click on image for more
    Posted: Tuesday 26 January 2010
  • List of some of the most famous paintings in the World
    Some of the most famous paintings in the world have been made by the greatest painters of all times. I acknowledge their mastery and skill and admire all these works, from the Mona Lisa to the melting clocks of Dali...click on image for more
    Posted: Monday 25 January 2010
  • My Thoughts on the most Famous Painting in the World
    Mona Lisa

    I really like Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa painting. I don’t buy into the secret smile stuff though, in fact I cant even see what the fuss is about, so why you ask, do I like it so much....click on image for more
    Posted: Sunday 24 January 2010
  • Vanity Galleries, Art Fairs and Vanity Publications
    Along with many other artists I know, I get emails by the dozen from both vanity galleries and book publishers wanting to exhibit or publish my work. Most of these vanity galleries and publishers.....click on image for more
    Posted: Saturday 23 January 2010
  • Artists always ask me how to price their artwork here's how...
    Some artists have a clear idea of what price they want for their work, some are realistic, some are insanely greedy and the rest end up under price their artwork so badly they are never able to rise above it as....click on image for more
    Posted: Friday 22 January 2010
  • So what are Hong Kong Horrors?
    I found this article http://www.stuff.co.nz/s/QPRe on the net yesterday and have to admit I was highly surprised that it’s still going on, all this ripping off of innocent people, and in my own city at that.........click on image for more
    Posted: Thursday 21 January 2010
  • Lets talk about the colour Teal
    Teal is a medium blue green colour, although it is usually more blue than green. Often called Teal, ultramarine, blue-green, aqua or aquamarine it is one of those in-between colours that can get lost in translation; ask any artist what they consider is Teal and you will get different answers, just like when you ask them about what they think constitutes beige........click on image for more
    Posted: Wednesday 20 January 2010

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