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Imagination and Creativity #12

July 21st, 2006

Do you like to make art? I’ve been wandering again through the 10,000 portraits in In your Face. I could never have imagined the diversity of media that can be used to make a 4x 6" portrait – tin-foil, human hair, plasticene, fabric, wood, papier mache, rug-hooking, crayon, magic marker, photography, collage, computer and of course the more traditional media of watercolour, oil, acrylic, pencil, pastel, print media of several sorts, or sometimes even a combination of several of these. If you make art I’d love to know what media you like to use and why. What does your medium of choice help you achieve?

  • Maayan Itzkovich :)

    I find photography quite an adventure; there’s so much to explore! same with digital manipulation – it offers endless possibilities.

    I most enjoy working with mixed media though (ready-made/found objects, collage/montage etc.), since I’m into conceptual art. this is why I love installation pieces, especially if they are interactive – they tend to stimulate more than one sense. and I find it very interesting because for me, looking at art goes way beyond what’s actually there for me to see.

  • Maayan Itzkovich :)

    I find photography quite an adventure; there’s so much to explore! same with digital manipulation – it offers endless possibilities.

    I most enjoy working with mixed media though (ready-made/found objects, collage/montage etc.), since I’m into conceptual art. this is why I love installation pieces, especially if they are interactive – they tend to stimulate more than one sense. and I find it very interesting because for me, looking at art goes way beyond what’s actually there for me to see.