He spends most of his time cutting these tiny components out, and stores mounds of them in flat files around his studio. These drawers contain flowers, grass, and fine orchid pieces, all in separate piles. “The first 2-3 collages I made came from National Geographic, but it was hard to reduce those images into something almost stock,” Eichhorn says. “So I opened it up anything. Now my images range from relatively vintage to brand new, as long as I can pull them from their original source enough to where they aren’t tethered to that other context. Every collage has multiple sources, sometimes across multiple years.”
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He spends most of his time cutting these tiny components out, and stores mounds of them in flat files around his studio. These drawers contain flowers, grass, and fine orchid pieces, all in separate piles. “The first 2-3 collages I made came from National Geographic, but it was hard to reduce those images into something almost stock,” Eichhorn says. “So I opened it up anything. Now my images range from relatively vintage to brand new, as long as I can pull them from their original source enough to where they aren’t tethered to that other context. Every collage has multiple sources, sometimes across multiple years.”