Artists can copy just what they see, but art is special when art is beyond the obvious. Art means much if it provides a thought in a new and exciting way.
Good to set up a variety of papers and scissors on the art table and with several different paint supplies The mix contributes to discover what is the best expression. The art media is then called Mixed Media. There is a flow of thought when touching the paper or canvas. Ideas can cascade in a rough and tumble unexpected direction often with touch of whimsy. Setting a piece aside to work on later makes a positive step to finish.  I find creating art gives me a joyful space and a way to share my thoughts.

Colors highlight a piece. Collage pieces build up a composition.   There are times when a portrait can tell stories about a person with collage details.  To show an overarching concept, the portfolio shown on this website reveals love for many people and situations.