Friday, May 13, 2011

Titanic scrapboard sails on

Scrapboarding is a form of fine art collage. Here, I have used nearly every imaginable type of media available to me: pencil, acrylic paint, photographs, maps, memorabila, tea-stained newspaper and cloth. This picture shows the Titanic scrapboard with the addition of the replica blueprints as embellishments. The ship itself juts out in 3-D from the canvas. A boarding pass is at top with the letters R M S, an identifier for sea going vessels. The woman from the 1912 era is pictured at bottom. My thoughts on this were to show a heartsick soul who lost her love at sea that fateful April night when the Titanic sank.