bit of peril

This piece has the most pedigree as a collage. The handmade base is so crammed with text, handwriting imprints, and monoprint pieces that it didn’t need much more in the way of digital layers. I applied a gray/green texture selectively, using its inverse to create a warm brown, and finished with my handy stone texture composite. Additional digital details include a Tiffany tile mosaic in two different sizes, and a set of rowhouses from the east end of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh.

bit of peril: Digital collage © 2014 Liz Ruest

Digital collage © 2014 Liz Ruest, 14 layers
From the 2014: Building Blocks series
Based on day 016 of my daily collage project, 2013-2014

History

8×8 print on metallic paper: private collection

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