Category: Decoupage

Oxford alumni magazine features work of Michael Metcalfe

To read the full interview see page 5 (Interview with Simon Shelley)

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Michael Metcalfe – Before and After

Michael Metcalfe’s sculptural decoupage work can range from hours of work to months. For certain pieces, the final product can take on a completely different face from where it started. We thought you might like to see some of the “before” and “after” shots of some of Michael’s pieces. BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER BEFORE AFTER

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Stretching out to work – finding the perfect space

Michael’s early works were very large scale pieces. As time has progressed, his portfolio has expanded to include lots of sizes as you’ll see on the portfolio page. In general though, Michael loves working in a large open space. Here are some pictures of one of his warehouse spaces.

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The Creative Process – Making “Spa for a Mother Cure”

The creative process. It’s different for each person. Michael’s work uses the Victorian era technique of decoupage. But the themes and images of his pieces are anything but Victorian. Here’s a progression of Michael’s process for the “Spa for a Mother Cure” piece. Stage 1 Michael’s first step is to curate the images for the […]

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