The art of highly concentrated artworks

Artist Emily Rutgers Fuller demonstrated how she creates her abstract collage works at the Hunt Library on Sunday, Feb. 3. Photo by Patrick L. Sullivan

FALLS VILLAGE — Emily Rutgers Fuller revealed the secrets to her 12-by-12 inch abstract works at the David M. Hunt Library on Sunday afternoon, Feb. 3.

With an esoteric array of tools and supplies, ranging from woodworking knives to glow-in-the-dark glue, Fuller demonstrated how she creates the pieces.

She uses her own photographs of landscapes, and includes them in the pieces “to give a realistic grounding.”

For the remainder she uses thick, 140-pound paper, with either a rough or a smooth finish. 

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