Sunday, 11 May 2014

ART THROUGH THE AGES EXHIBITION INTERGENERATIONAL EXHIBITION - SILVER WITH RED BLOCKS

SILVER WITH RED BLOCKS
A collaborative collage by mother and daughter, Charlotte and Sea Dean
12” x 12” Canvas Panel
Mixed Media

To view or purchase this painting please visit ART THROUGH THE AGES EXHIBITION Lake Country Art Gallery, Lake Country, BC, Canada or online at Daily Paintworks. Part of the proceeds to LCAG public gallery.

We started with a blank canvas and the desire to use collage pieces. Charlotte arranged the multi- coloured foil pieces which set the tone. As I worked, I asked for feedback on colour and positioning. I placed the scrunched silver tissue, silver leaf and blocks. Charlotte added the red on the blocks and positioned the mirror. Eventually the result was a work we were both satisfied with.

I have always respected the wisdom of older friends and relatives; after all, they probably experienced the same situation and found a solution in the past, so why not ask their opinion? By living through wars and times of hardship, the older generation have learned to adapt, something we need to re-learn in the current economy.

Silver with Red Blocks on the theme of “making do”.

Cat # 14081 Silver with Red Blocks