Many people say “I can’t draw a straight line” – this is a great starting point, because there are very few in nature (except the horizon). Have you tried the freedom of collage?
Watch Rebecca Maloney collage a landscape, from a few lightly pencilled guide marks, using coloured paper from magazines. And yes, she makes it wonderful because she is a skilled artist – but I bet this is not her first attempt. What would yours look like? If you can cover a whole piece of paper or canvas on board – have fun and give yourself a cheer when you complete. You have created.
More on Collage
If you’d like to experiment more with collage, you’ll find many articles and videos on that subject on this blog. Just type “collage” into the search box. Enjoy!