Here are 10 stunning pictures from Jordan Kim's mixed media collage art portolio. Jordan's work is magazine art in that it's a collage of magazine clippings.
This whimsical art (above) features a child done in black & white text, holding a blue frog, with a humorous “miffed” expression. This magazine collage is done using just cut paper – mostly junk mail and magazines – no paint or other mediums. A great gift for anyone who collects frog decor. Buy the above print here.
About: Jordan Kim creates mixed media art. It’s a painstaking process (see her amazing how-to video below the gallery) where the art is created from thousands of magazine clippings. Not only is the work aesthetically stunning, it’s an environmentally friendly pursuit re-using magazines to create something new.
This blues art piece features an old blues musician done in black & white magazine text holding a blue guitar. This magazine collage is done using just cut paper – mostly junk mail and magazines – no paint or other mediums.
This piece was inspired by an article on urban homesteading. The artist is a firm believer in connecting with the natural world in any way possible. And gardening is a great way to do just that! This unique art is made primarily from repurposed materials – cut magazine paper – and digital elements.
Stopping to smell the roses is often easier said than done. This mixed media collage features a butterfly and colorful flowers created from cut paper and a stamped quote reminding you to “Slow down & notice all the little miracles.” The result is simple, unique, inspirational art that would make cheerful home or office décor.
Looking for children’s art? This upcycled art features a little boy staring cross-eyed at a ladybug on his nose. This magazine collage is done using just cut paper – mostly junk mail and magazines – no paint or other mediums.
Are you a coffee lover? In the summer the artist enjoys any opportunity to savor her morning coffee out on the patio so she can watch the honey bees work her lavender bushes. They often check out her coffee cup too. The bee, coffee, table and flowers are all cut paper collage. The background is a watercolor wash. The doodles and lettering were done digitally.
This cool wall art was inspired by the beautiful blue of mockingbird eggs. The artist used a combination of many different papers and magazines in this collage. The eggs are also paper with a little India ink for the spots. The background was an exploration with paper, paint and stamps. The doodles and lettering were done digitally.
It’s hard not to love the hard-working honeybee. If you love to garden – or just love to eat! – you’ve got honey bees to thank. This mixed media, honey bee art was created with cut paper, paint, ink and digital elements. The quote reads “Often it’s the Littlest Things That Make the Biggest Impact.” This one would make a great gift for any gardener.
As any chicken owner will attest – hens can really make you happy! Artist, Jordan Kim, gets so much joy from simply watching her chickens explore the world in their silly chicken ways. Have you ever seen a chicken run? Seriously. You can’t help but smile. Recycled magazines, seed catalogs and urban homesteading text is incorporated into the background of this chicken text art. This ones is for all the chicken lovers out there!
This piece was inspired by the connection made with the natural world when we grow our own food. It’s not something that you can do half way. You have to garden like you mean it. The veggies, barn, hoe and bean trellis were all made from upcycled paper. The background and lettering include India Ink, paint and some digital elements. Prints & cards of this image make great gifts for gardeners!
Video of how Jordan Kim Creates her art (it’s amazing):
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