art ala cARTe – daily art – “Very Fine”

“Very Fine” is an original, hand-cut, paper collage on 5×7 matboard.

Vintage papers, sourced from children’s books, an old auto collector newsletter, a handwriting textbook, and more.

The girl’s blouse is hand-colored and the purple circles play off of the design from an old drafting reference.

“Very Fine” – a term used by collectors, though it is not used in everyday descriptive talk much anymore. A vintage phrase for a vintage combination of images.

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