"Brief History" is a mixed media collage using components of an old book. The book is a history of an Indianapolis German-English Independent school and was published in 1913. The collage was 'built' on watercolor paper and then adhered to a wood cradled board. This piece has a lot of textural elements from the book binding materials as well as cardboard pieces that were painted black. The book contained a few handwritten notes which I also included. Random splatters of ink and gold leaf completes the piece.
cradled board, old book, acrylic ink, graphite, ink pen, watercolor paper, gold leaf