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Collage exploration #8

A small collage of an English recreation ground with a "no dogs" sign and a flying pigeon.

Series: Collage exploration #8

This is the other colour blocks collage; the one that I started work on before changing tack and making the ratty one. The background on this one is created jigsaw-style, but the main elements are just layered on top. It didn’t feel in keeping with the examples in the book, but I had found all the pieces and wanted to assemble it anyway.

The sign is from one of my photographs and the pigeon is from a photo by Lenstravelier on Unsplash. Together with the expanse of flat mown grass and the trees around the edge, the sign and pigeon epitomise a lot of English recreation grounds…

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