Does this mosaic technique have a name? I want to learn how to create images like this:
Marquee of InDesign CS6:
And random image of a girl I found on the web:
It combines many almost random but thematically or stylistically similar images, newspaper clippings, letters and snippets of text, etc to create one rough, chaotic, energetic image.
I’d call it a bricolage.
In the visual arts bricolage is the construction or creation of a work from a diverse range of things that happen to be available, or a work created by such a process. The term is borrowed from the French word bricolage.
Other names it may be known by: