Inspired – Linden Eller

It was pretty challenging to pick just a few of the pieces of this amazing artist – Linden Eller has an enchanted aesthetic that she express through collages, paintings and illustrations. I like how she can mix these 3 techniques together in a very consistent way.

Below you can see some of the collages of her series Dear Sincerely, but when you have time I will highly recommend you to check all the rest. You can shop her artworks here, and follow her on instagram here.

Inspired – Katie Jean Gilmour

I am super impressed by the magnetic power of the collages by the American artist Katie Jean Gilmour. I found her on Instagram through her official account, but she also opened one just for her paper experiments.

It looks like these are just a way for her to “maintain focus”, with the purpose to switch them in the future into paintings. I really enjoy the freshness of these works, especially because they suggest me a dark secret of some sort.

I hope to see more of her collage works, they are so inspiring!

Inspired – Kate Cuthbert

Looking at her collages, I was not surprised that the Australian artist Kate Cuthbert has a design background.

Her aesthetic is colourful, minimal and very glamourous. I truly love how she can express herself using a few geometric elements, it’s truly remarkable!

This is how Kate describes her creative process:

I work with primarily paper and love both modern and vintage materials… I cut with both scissors and an X-acto knife depending on the image and the paper quality.

You can also find her on Instagram, Red Bubble and Saatchi Art.

Inspired – K Young

I truly enjoy the surrealist hand cut paper collages by the London based artist K Young. These interventions are incredibly detailed and well crafted, and they recall me the noir cinema in some way.

K Young says: “reimagining existing objects and turning them into something new has been a preoccupation of mine for as long as I can remember, and it is this, together with a long-held passion for photography, which has led me to my working process today. I make hand-cut paper collages from found photographic material. Using editing, reframing, splicing, layering and juxtaposition, I reassemble images until a different narrative emerges. I then make these collages into photographs. By returning the image to some semblance of its original state, I am acknowledging its legacy. To me, the circle is complete”.

You can also check the official website clicking here.

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This is the latest series that I am currently working on – is called “Floating Dreamers” and it’s focused on my research on patterns and abstractions.

Floating Dreamers is a series about my constant research on pattern and colour combinations. The title of this body of works is also connected to my fascination for the past, and the necessity to keep it “suspended” in time and space. 

I didn’t have time to post all the pieces that I have done, but you can check what is available in my website below. On my Youtube channel I am also posting the work in progress of these pieces, so you can enjoy the process 🙂

Amy Hastings Illustrations

I love how the UK designer Amy Hastings can transform and give a unique style to each object she touches.

From vintage porcelain ornaments, to bags, shoes and more. Her illustrations have a beautiful and peculiar colour palette, that makes each work so pleasant to the eyes. Along with classic works on paper, she also makes stunning handmade cushions and rugs, such a talent!

You can find her on Instagram and Etsy.

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Here’s another stack of works done a few months ago from the series “Mongolfiere” (Hot-air Balloons).

Mongolfiere (Hot-Air Balloons) is a sketchbook filled with altered vintage portraits ready to fly. I wanted to imagine the extension of each photo as an imaginary abstract world. Each subject represents a floaty and colourful balloon that walks freely into time and space.

See the whole collection below and let me know what do you think!

Inspired – Julie Liger Belair

Enjoy the enchanted works by the Canadian artist Julie Liger Belair. I love the way she also combines paper cuts with sculptural compositions made with polymer clay.

These are few words about how she describes her art practice: Fairy tales, legends, dreams and the surreal worlds they evoke have always been a part of the human experience; a way to make sense of our surroundings and explain our fears. As a child these captured my imagination, weaving themselves into the fabric of my personality. Because of this I am today a collector at heart, constantly collecting fragments of ideas and objects, each with their own little stories to tell. Combining them in different ways in my work, they form new narratives and meanings.

You can find her pieces available on Saatchi Art.