Wednesday, 28 May 2014

WOYWW 260


This is how my desk looks this week.




Here you can see a page I have been working on in my Dylusions Journal. I started it a while ago and used my non-dominant hand when my thumb was more painful than it is now and I left it unfinished.



I had some skin tone paint left on my palette paper from my last painting so I used it to paint her face and just carried on until it was finished.



I know I probably shouldn't say this about my own work but I LOVE this. I love her expression, I love her hair and I love the white space. I am really pleased with how it turned out.

 It is made up of acrylic, book paper, painted papers, corrugated card and I applied gesso to the background with a palette knife to create texture.

I hope you like her as much as I do, thanks for visiting. x

                                      

19 comments:

  1. your faces are always so wonderful and i love this page! i esp love the bits and pieces that make up her body and dress. the whole page has a wonderful crispness and light to it. I just love it!

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  2. Hi fuzzy
    You are right to love it and why not say so.
    I especially love the hair and her expression
    I hope to start doing more stuff like this too
    Janet @13

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  3. You can say whatever you like about your own work and I absolutely agree. Love the bookstores showing through and the delicacy of her features. X

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  4. Sorry I meant book papers!!!! :)

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  5. I LOVE this and your Sisters piece too, you are so creative. I have never attempted a face before but you make me want to lol. Have a good WOYWW, thanks for visiting my blog too, am following you...I think!
    Dawn #38

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  6. I agree with you -- I love what I can see as much as you do it..
    and I suspect this wonderful page will go to MOO MANIA & MORE in the end..
    where "Corrugated Cardboard" ist the current theme...
    I hope at least!
    xxx
    Susi

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  7. Happy WOYWW 5th Anniversary.

    I hope you have a good WOYWW. Sue 59

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  8. Hi Fuzzy, I can't blame you for loving her, she has beautiful features.
    Thanks for visiting me earlier.
    Happy WOYWW Anniversary and happy crafting, Angela x #41

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  9. Hi, this is gorgeous, you are right to love it, it's beautiful, Happy WOYWW 5, Carole Z #44

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  10. lovely work and i too often use my non dominant hand!
    Happy WOYWW5th!
    thanks for the snoop around
    Robyn 24

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  11. An excellent image Carol and bravo to you for saying you like it!. Of course you should, she's wonderful! I espcially like her hair :o)

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  12. She's lovely - great personality shining through! Hugs, Chris # 15

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  13. I DO like her as much as you do! ♥♥♥ (and I think it's perfectly okay to say you love something you've made!)

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  14. I love the designs, you are so talented.Happy Anniversary Karen #101

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  15. No wonder you are pleased with this. I agree with you about loving white space. There are times when it is good to let the images stand on their own rather than having a background overtake them. This is certainly one of those times.
    I love your unusual design, use of collage in a different way, and your lovely drawings, especially her gorgeous curly hair.
    You inspire me to be more open and adventurous with collage, which I mean as a compliment.
    Thank you also,sweet lady, for your comment on my post and the suggested web-site which I will look up. The doc has discounted worries about crumbly spine now, but not made her mind up about what it is. At least pain seems to be masked a lot by the pills. You are very kind and I thank you so much.

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  16. You have every right to be pleased with your work ... she is so serene. Perfect.
    Sandra de

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  17. What a delightfully arty desk
    Happy Belated 5th WoYwW Anniversary xo I'm still trying to catch up!
    Hugs Minxy #4

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  18. What a fun page love how you blended everything together
    Happy Belated WOYWW 5 hugs Nikki 32my Desk

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  19. Belated happy 5th WOYWW anniversary! The week has gone by so quickly
    and I am still trying to visit for last week! I LOVE it when artists love their work! She did turn out really well, didn't she?
    Blessings and hugs,
    peggy aplSEEDS

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