by Katherine Mead
Size: 12″ x 12″
Medium: Collage (found paper, cyanotype, tissue and vintage stamps,) acrylic paint, graphite, charcoal, prisma pencil, ink and washi tape
For this series I chose to use the rose, a universal symbol of perfect beauty, contrasted in a milieu of tattered, aged, paper marked with wear, scratches and flaws. The somber, deep indigo blues and aubergine add to the moodiness and strong contrast in each piece.