Richard Longden's Applique Technique: Surprised Birds and Cheerful Moths
Richard Longden's Applique Technique: Surprised Birds and Cheerful Moths
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Richard Longden's Applique Technique: Surprised Birds and Cheerful Moths

Briton Richard Longden has invented a world of his own with funny birds that look like hotel Do Not Disturb signs and knitted striped sweaters at the same time. Moreover, he submits his works under a fashionable eco-sauce: they say, birds will die out on earth - and everyone will be looking at photographs of birds with the same interest and surprise, as we are now - applications of Richard Longden.

A bird whose silhouette resembles a hotel's Do Not Disturb sign

The British craftsman's applique technique is pretty simple. For each painting, the artist first creates several types of "colored paper", painting it with acrylics. It turns out funny patterns or just stripes.

Richard Longden's Applique Technique: Vibrant Moths

Then the artist makes a pencil sketch of a bird or a butterfly on a white sheet and cuts out bright wings, big surprised eyes, a scanty tail from the blanks - that's the whole technique. The applications nevertheless come out sincere.

Bright wings, big surprised eyes, a short tail - that's the bird is ready

Recently, there has been a popular tendency to find something in common in scattered fragments - something that would allow them to be combined into one art object. As a result, we get now paper applique paintings, now pictures from scraps of fabric.

What did he see?

What are the birds at the works of the British Richard Longden surprised at? In the pictures, the reasons for such a reaction seem to be not visible. The birds are either in a portrait vacuum, or they trample underfoot in incomprehensible circles and stare at something in them.

Stork in

Obviously, you can mentally substitute any context and find amazing in anything. There are so many interesting things in the world! Why not just enjoy the sun, even if it is dim, and the neighborhood of a stray moth?

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