I work with paper, cutting, tearing, slicing, and layering to create a semi-realistic image. It creates a painting like quality until you get close and see that the texture, depth, light and shadow are developed through the layering, texture and choice of colored paper.
Heron standing in water done only with paper. My paper paintings started with this lovely little Heron. Could paper have the feeling of water. Paper, gel medium, on canvas.