"Nicholas Lockyers’ collage work distorts the human figure in response to out of balance priorities placed on the pursuit of external beauty. Death and Misfortune remain a constant throughout each piece, lending a certain gravity to the fairly familiar aesthetic of 'collage culled from vintage illustration archives' which is kind of popular right now. Lockyers definitely has his own thing going on though. His particular selection of imagery is set at a pretty good pitch..."

Beautiful/Decay Artist & Design Nicholas Lockyers’ collage work distorts the human figure in response to out of balance priorities placed on the pursuit of external beauty. Death and Misfortune remain a constant throughout each piece, lending a certain gravity to the fairly familiar aesthetic of “collage culled from vintage illustration archives” which is kind of popular right now.

Love this distorted collage effect, could do this using animal and human faces

Figurative Collage Love....

Layered collage figure

Nicholas Kennedy Sitton

Karel Appel, was a Dutch painter, sculptor, and poet and founder of COBRA movement. He was one of its most enthusiastic exponents and his abstract expressive style significantly influenced the subsequent emergence of so-called informal art. His images show fanciful animal and human figures that combine aspects of fear with childlike innocence.

MIMIKA ANCESTOR STATUE The art of the Mimika people is related to its western and eastern neighbors. Mimika art is more or less unknown outside of the Dutch collections. It is a strongly architectured art form, with human figures typically carved in a combination of solid and 'empty' parts."

JACOPO ROSATI’S FELT COLLAGE ILLUSTRATIONS

collage moveable figure

Drawing and Collage - Figure in a Setting - would do with yr 10-11 - Image inspiration: Eve, graphite and cut, collaged papers, Patricia Schappler

This really caught my eye. I've always been a fan of collages and this one really stands out to me. The way the body and the background work together but still create contrast is what I like most about it.

Will Barnet. Woman and Cats (1962). Will Barnet is an American artist known for his paintings, watercolors, drawings, and prints depicting the human figure and animals, both in casual scenes of daily life and in transcendent dreamlike worlds. [Wikipedia]

Take Ken Kewley's Figure in the Landscape workshop at Cullowhee Mountain Arts in summer 2014! The workshop includes drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture. www.cullowheemountainarts.org #abstract #cubism #modern

"Globules" by Stephanie Ledoux

kate sikorski. detail. as sikorski explored and thought about surf attire options for Muslim women who are interested in surfing in CA, “Burkini Surf Project” formed. #colorful #figurative #portrait #art #collage

WOW collage!! Patrick Bremer

http://www.thejealouscurator.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2013/12/joser_1.jpg

'freddie' by NYC mixed media artist Veronica Leto. magazine ephemera, acrylic paint, ink. This very interesting image...

fun

Mixed Media Collage 48" x 24" ©Andrea Matus deMeng