Harlem Renaissance. Collage as an Art Form Using Perspective to Create the Illusion of Depth. Romare Bearden. A famous African-American collage artist from the Harlem Renaissance. Bopping at Birdland. Mother and Child. Conversations. Black Manhattan. Rockets. Cattle of the Sun God.
Collage as an Art Form
Using Perspective to Create the
Illusion of Depth
A famous African-American collage artist from the Harlem Renaissance
Cut around the contours of the object.
You can also cut the shape out of a solid color for a silhouette
Visual Textures such as sky, water, ground, hair can be created by using the Mosaic Technique of cutting up the right color and texture into small pieces and assembling into one larger area.
My old man’s a white old man
And my old mother’s black.
If ever I cursed my white old man
I take my curses back.
If ever I cursed my black mother
And wished she were in hell,
I’m sorry for that evil wish
And now I wish her well.
My old man died in a fine big house.
My ma died in a shack.
I wonder where I’m going to die
Being neither white nor black?
A whole image can be created from several parts….