not all that you see

Instant affinity for a lone dwelling. Digital collage, 9 layers © 2015 Liz Ruest

to warm us

A collection of horizon lines. Digital collage, 58 layers © 2015 Liz Ruest

better early

A clock tower silhouetted in the darkening sky. Digital collage, 10 layers © 2015 Liz Ruest

what’s coming to you

An impression of the shore yielding to the water. Digital collage © 2014 Liz Ruest, 18 layers

let me go back

Ancient Celtic patterns carved in stone. Digital collage © 2014 Liz Ruest, 30 layers

come and get him

A calming escape. Digital collage © 2014 Liz Ruest, 27 layers

Show: Waterworld

Once again, June Sekiguchi has developed a wonderful theme, and once again, I’m delighted to be invited to participate. The show invites us to view art that depicts our relationship with life in and among  water through literal and interpretive aspects of what is  essential to our survival, environment, and pleasure I’ll be bringing a…

Technique: Collagraphs

As I’ve been working through a year of collages, I’ve been wondering what to do with all the results. Some of these exercises in composition have NOT been frame-worthy, but what if they could still be used? When I filled up my first sketchbook, I was willing to try. First, I scanned the sketchbook and…

Show: Snap to Grid

When there’s a place called the Center for Digital Art, I want to be involved! LACDA’s Snap to Grid show is my chance. I’ve entered Stem (right) to be part of this democratic show. Here’s the scoop, from their site: The usual (less than democratic) selection process where only the precious few are chosen is…

New Texture Tool!

I had fun today trying out my new Gelli plate! Sure beats making my own gelatin. Have you wondered about monoprinting? Here’s a quick video demonstration from their site. Here’ I’ve used textures from the Gelli plate to form the basis for one of my daily collages. And I’m thinking next about textures for holiday…