Callanish Stones

Some seriously impressive standing stones. Digital collage, 5 layers © 2018 Liz Ruest

Kindness

A sense of history to welcome spring. Digital collage, 20 layers, © 2017 Liz Ruest

Bulwark

Welcome to our humble castle — a door detail to dream about. Digital collage, 29 layers © 2016 Liz Ruest

thicker than water

Urquhart Castle on the shores of Loch Ness, layered with color and handmade collage.Digital collage, 12 layers © 2015 Liz Ruest

number of the counting

Toppling graves in Glasgow document family history. Digital collage © 2014 Liz Ruest, 28 layers

Show: Wondrous Stories

Join me for a narrative adventure this fall. I am delighted to have TWO pieces in this show, opening Friday September 13! Both Hemmed and Facing were accepted by curator Leslie Nan Moon, who excels at storytelling herself. Here is the story I submitted: It is wondrous to me that we’re here at all. After…

Trousseau

Layers of lace and texture represent memories. Digital collage © 2013 Liz Ruest, 20 layers

The Family Farm

A dear friend asked if I would like to work on an old family photo. I was delighted to see what I could do, and got it done in time for Mother’s Day. Digital collage © 2012 Liz Ruest Original: 2700×1800 pixels, 18 image layers and 14 adjustment layers Any other interested family members may order…

Show Submission

I am submitting to a juried show! (Gulp.) artEAST is calling for entries along the theme “Lines, Letters, and Love” and I think this piece is a good fit. It’s a digital collage that I transferred to canvas. The layers include a wedding photo of my great-grandparents and a scan of my grandparents’ marriage certificate….