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3 NEW COLLAGES

HELLOOO PEOPLE OF THE WORDPRESS!!!

you might not have noticed but i ain’t posted since like, TIME ago

basically i’ve been away learning how to weave. i am now a fully-qualified weaver who can practice weaving in a professional capacity *

um, here are some new(ish) things what i done made. hope you like them!

hope ur all doing good / hope good things are happening to you

lots of love!!! from Ben!!!

* i am not really a professional weaver. sorry about the weaving thing, earlier on 😉 😉 😉

Polyphasic Sleep

after the power-nap (commission for van winkle’s)

corridor of uncertainty

corridor of uncertainty

tainted love

tainted love (oh oh oh oh)

Fresh Figs #9 ~ Jana Pavasovic

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HEY!

Jana Pavasovic, aka Le Completiste, is a fashion designer, illustrator and photographer based in London

Jana sent me some nice collages, here’s one of them ~ ~ ~

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and I love the style of her fashion sketches, YEP > > >

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here’s Jana’s Facebook and Twitter. ENJOY!! 😀

Fresh Figs #2 ~ Zach Collins

ZC1 HEY! here’s the second installment of ‘Fresh Figs’, in which i post a-m-a-z-i-n-g art people have sent me (submission guidelines here)

this week i’m very proud to feature one of my favourite collage artists ~ Mr Zach Collins

‘Zach Collins was born in Grinnell, Iowa. He received his BA from Upper Iowa University, his MA from the University of Iowa, and his MFA from Minneapolis College of Art and Design. He is currently living in Saint Paul, Minnesota, where he is pursuing several art-related projects. His work, which is shown extensively both in the U.S. and internationally is about memories: tragic, humorous, and everything inbetween. Zach experiments with ironic and often unrecognizable imagery. His work is an investigation of the unexpected associations that are created by combining fragmented materials through collage.’

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here are Zach’s Tumblr, Flickr, Etsy and Instagram

E N J O Y!!!

Hello, Fig Submissions Now Open

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after 2 years of posting my own ‘things’ on Hello, Fig i’d like to open the blog up to submissions!

i’m looking for collages, paintings, photos, GIFs, multi-media work or any other visual stuff you’ve made yourself

all selected works will also be posted on my facebook, tumblr and twitter accounts, so will potentially be shared with almost 8000 people

i’m hoping to build a really strong collection of contemporary art and need your help! if ur interested, please send a maximum of 3 JPEGS to stainton9@gmail.com

LOVE! and happy 2015, Ben

Hello, Fig in ‘The New Portrait’

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i recently had some collages appear in a zine to accompany a new show in Brooklyn NY, called ‘The New Portrait’

my collages were the one above + this one, this one and this one. there is also a funny / cool portrait of me by A.E Kieren 😀

thanks to Mathea Millman for liking my sh*t hehe

you can buy the zine here if you like, it has some truly amazing things inside it

BYEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!