Art Journal Therapy Activity # 26 - Collage Together Past Paintings and Drawings

Mixed Media Collage by Shelley Klammer
Mixed Media Collage by Shelley Klammer

 

This art journal activity invites you to collage together fragments of past paintings and drawings to support the integration of who you are today.

 

 

 

Materials:

 

- Several old paintings and drawings that you are not quite happy with.

 

- Scissors

 

- Glue Stick

 

~ Art journal

 

 

 


 

Method:

 

"I often painted fragments of things because it seemed to make my statement as well as or better than the whole could."

 

~ Georgia O'Keeffe

 


Gathering Together What Feels Meaningful From the Past

 

Usually when we express an inner truth through art-making we get a sense of inner "rightness." When a painting or drawing feels right, there is a feeling of completeness, as if something has become clear and honest inside....