Ann Krier Mixed Media · art · bird · gelli-printing · Whimsyville

Tearing paper, a mathbook and collage

I am a relatively ‘new’ artist – like ten years or so. Before that, I was a math nut. These are two really different sides of the brain… so it only makes sense that i would tear up an ancient matchbook (circa 1865) and create a Pelican. The math book was falling apart literally, but full of really great pictorial representations of how to create fractions and trigonometry and a bunch of fun word problems…. you know the ones… “If you have ten pancakes and there are 5 people to feed, how much syrup do you need…” ha.

at any rate, here is the little guy – and one of his friends….  i hope to continue more in the series this weekend for the upcoming Beach Art Festival…

pelican collage
2015 torn paper and paint 8 x 8 on birch wood panel.
torn paper and paint pink starfish collage 8 x 10 on canvas
torn paper and paint pink starfish collage 8 x 10 on canvas
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