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ROY'S MOTEL by db Waterman

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db Waterman Profile picture 'ROY'S MOTEL' is a vintage retro artwork depicting an abandoned American roadside motel. The artwork is constructed with collages of old checkered papers , transport tickets, postcards, letters and maps, which give a vintage depth to the scene.
The central image shows a dilapidated motel standing lonely in a dry, desert setting. A weathered billboard stands prominently in front of the structure, alluding to a time when this place was once a bustling stopping place for travellers.

The desolate landscape is punctuated by large cacti, whose stark silhouettes add to the sense of desolation and isolation. The dry, cracked ground and faded colours of the checkered paper evoke the relentless heat and dryness of the American Southwest. Each piece of the collage, from the torn record cards to the old tartan scraps, tells a story of past lives and forgotten journeys.

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I remembered that as a young girl I so much liked to cut images from magazines to paste them into school agendas, scrapbooks and even on my bedroom door. Add to this the fascination I always had for walls filled with old posters, flaking paint, scrappy billboards and weathered paint, it opened an unexpected door for completely new opportunities. Completely unintended I found a new way of working, I felt pleasurably and comfortably at home in. What started out as copying old walls with worn out posters has grown into many series of new visual storytelling. Not simply just eclecticism, but bringing together many seemingly incoherent story lines into one completely new story, my own personal story. Initially it lacked the one thing that is important to me, the transparency that normally only is possible with the use of watercolor. The unforgiving layering of transparent watercolors is a challenge I would not want to miss and after a lot of trial and error I finally succeeded in getting the collages as transparent as a watercolor. Every layer of paper, oil, acrylic, pencil, crayon, ballpoint, watercolor, ink, charcoal and whatever else I use, remains visible in the artwork. You can imagine it made me feel the queen of the ball !

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  • Interchangeable art: buying a separate print and change your lookß
  • Optional acoustic function
  • Modern and affordable alternative to canvas
  • Simple construction kit, you have to put it together yourself. View the assembly instructions.

A modern alternative to canvas

With its modern and thin frame, available in the colors black, white, gold and silver, you mount an amazing looking artwork on your wall. And the size is not a limitations as you order it in 15 x 3 metres.

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