Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Garden Girl Silhouette Wall ARt -Or how I stopped thinking and started doing


Here is Clara. She longs to be outside in her garden. The thoughts of gardening fill her head.
I have loved silhouettes even as a child. My grandmother had one on glass in her home and I often would stare at it and wonder how it was made. It was a bubble glass with the silhouette on it and beneath it on another level was this wonderful multi colored foil that was seen around the area that wasn't black. I think you know what I am talking about.

Then as I became more and more interested in vintage photography I would come across silhouettes now and again and have to have them. So I have a few in my collection.
They are very very popular once again and making them artistic and different are also popular.. Well.. I have been thinking about making a mixed media piece for awhile and today I just decided to stop thinking and "do it" as Nike would say. the rest is history...haha!
I spent the last 3 hours working on this image and then made a wall hanging also using it both are now listed on Etsy. The link is in the title.
Message for the day, stop thinking and start doing! There is no better time than the present.

2 comments:

brunococo said...

This is fantatstic. It speaks volumes!

jealousydesign said...

Beautiful!!

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