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Creative Freedom by Maggie Price

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Create a Watercolor-Stained Paper Collage

When I am faced with an artist’s block, it usually means I have become bored with what I am doing. I have worked in watercolor for twenty years, and every now and again I need to shake things up to keep it exciting.

To get the creative ball rolling again, I usually change the surface I am painting on or work in a different medium. This creates new and exciting problems to solve and gives me stimulating challenges.

The process of collage is so different from the way I usually work that it requires me to think in a different way. I have to work with general forms and larger shapes. The medium doesn’t allow me to fall into my old and familiar way of painting.

STEP 1 Stain the Paper

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