the wave / Monthly Makers: letters & words

by Jessica

My recent lack of blogging has meant that I haven’t even mentioned what the latest theme for Monthly Makers is! If you don’t know, Monthly Makers is a creative challenge me and eleven other bloggers arrange, where we release a theme for every month to inspire you to create! More info at the end of this post.

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But the theme is “Letters & Words” and I just love this theme so much. I started making pixel sortings with words initially, but I didn’t really feel it, and after a day of making collages in school I just really wanted to make a collage.

I made it in a new way for me though, and used watercolours to paint paper that I used in the collage, which gave me a lot more control over colours than using pages from a magazine would!

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And oh, I painted pages from books! That’s the “words” part.

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I let the pages dry and then tore them apart to get this white edge that I love so much. And what did I create?
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Well there’s a starry night sky and a moon. And something blue.
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A wave! Shamelessly inspired by Hokusai’s “The Great Wave”. I used acrylic paint to make the stars but the rest is just torn pages from books painted with watercolours.

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So this is it! I love the different shades of blue and the way the torn paper looks like the waves with their white edges! And that was what I created for this month!

Comment on Stina’s post HERE with your creations on the theme “Letters & Words” to participate!


Monthly Makers is a challenge for anyone who wants to be more creative or create more. During 2016 we’ll have twelve monthly challenges for you to be inspired by. For April the theme is Letter & Words and Stina is the host. Comment on this post with a link to your creation to participate! You have until the 28th!

The people behind Monthly Makers are Alicia, Anna María, Annica,Beata,Beatrice,Elsa, Mikaela, Ruth, Sandra, Stina and Wilda and me. Get inspired, create and challenge yourself with us all year! Read more here.

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14 comments

Mikaela September 21, 2016 - 7:34 am

Alltså jag älskar det här SÅ MYCKET! Liksom 1. Det är havet som motiv – kan inte bli så mycket bättre! 2. Tekniken!!!!! Så jävla fint! 3. Att det är på boksidor!! Alltså. Ger en till dimension på verket. 4. Formen på vågen 5. De vita på boksidorna är ju verklgien perfekta som vågbrytningar. ÄLSKAR ALLT!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Jessica September 22, 2016 - 1:42 pm

Alltså tack finaste du <33333 Jag gillar verkligen också det vita i boksidorna som vågbrytningar!

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Wilda September 21, 2016 - 9:58 am

Åh vilket underbart bidrag! Konstverk! <3 Gillar liksom du verkligen hur de där sönderrivna kanterna blir som vågskum. Vilken kreativitet du har människa! Himlans fint. (P.S glöm inte att lägga in länken till Stina) Puss!

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Jessica September 22, 2016 - 1:43 pm

Alltså dina kommentarer är så himla fantastiska <3 TACK WILDA. Och tack för påminnelsen haha, glömmer nästan varenda gång!

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Louie September 21, 2016 - 10:03 am

Aah så vackert!! Älskar de olika nyanserna av blått!

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Jessica September 22, 2016 - 1:44 pm

Tack!! Älskar ju blått så jag gillar också de olika nyanserna hehe

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Jenny September 21, 2016 - 7:35 pm

Så himla vackert! Älskar att den känns både lugn och dramatisk på samma gång. Och alla blåa nyanser. Och det vita kanterna som bara tar hela bilden till nästa nivå. Och stjärnorna. Och ja, allting egentligen!

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Jessica September 22, 2016 - 1:44 pm

TACK vilken fin kommentar!!!

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Jessica September 22, 2016 - 1:43 pm

Åhhh midnattsvågen var ju en bra titel!! Kom inte alls på något haha 😀 Det var så himla roligt att göra collage igen!!!

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Silje September 22, 2016 - 5:42 pm

Klare og sterke fargar, og heile komposisjonen er så himla fin! 😀

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sofia September 22, 2016 - 7:52 pm

Åh vad fint!! Dethär inspirerade mej något hujsigt!

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safah | ink stained lungs September 23, 2016 - 8:35 pm

this collage is so beautiful, i love how the tears in the paper looks like sea foam, a little bit desperate to try out some collage too now! <3

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Ellen September 26, 2016 - 5:03 pm

Fantastiskt fint!

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Grahnslöjd October 4, 2016 - 7:32 pm

Åh, vad vackert!! Älskar verkligen färgen i kontrast med varandra, formen och…ja, allt!!:)

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