Cut Paper Collages

July's theme in The Painted Diaries is Matisse-inspired collage. For added inspiration, I am following this month's tutorial by Painted Diaries creator Riet Poch and a beautiful book by Clover Robin called ‘Cut Paper Pictures’. I want to create a whole world made out of cut pieces of paper! Hand-bound journal for July Title page Cut Paper …

Come Outside class with Orly Avineri

The third and final leg of my Painted Diaries journey for July brought me to the Come Outside class with Orly Avineri. I didn't know if I'd ever get a chance to work with Orly in person as she lives far away in Oregon, USA. So I was beyond delighted when she announced that she …