Friday, 15 November 2019

Changes for the better...

This is the "Sacred Self Care" art doll I made for a 
LifeBook 2019 class with
Tamara Laporte.
(this class can now be bought individually)
She showed us how to work with clay
(but I decided to embrace my impatience)
and used a "Russian doll" for my base.
 I have had this set for year and don't really
do "Father Christmas"....
 I sanded each one and coated with white gesso...
 then black gesso as I was going to use them 
for a "darker" project.
 I can't go through the "re-decorating" process as 
it is a paid for class....
 but I think you might enjoy a few close-ups
 as she is subtley sparkly
 and I still have 4 little gems waiting for rebirth.

Enjoy XXX

12 comments:

  1. Love what you do Gina and yep much better than the father christmas one lol Love her and always always love your art x

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    1. I know right...shiny red just isn't me lol

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  2. Oh my - she is wonderful! So lovely to see you in blog land again!

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  3. You embrace impatience so prettily.

    Also, I'm extremely curious about that "darker project". As you probably suspected I would be.

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    1. I'm thinking the smaller ones will still get the "dark" treatment mwahahaha

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  4. She looks lovely, I do like the colours you've used.

    All the best Jan

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  5. Lol Gina what pattern are you doing ? anything interesting ? Oh you know you hit the nail on the head with the 'Toxic' tag on Facebook. I am getting so so tired of it, I will not say i will come off it but much prefer here these days. Have a lovely day my friend x

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    1. I'm knitting the christmas elf which is a free download at Let's Knit https://www.letsknit.co.uk/free-knitting-patterns/christmas-elves

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  6. What a clever re-purposing of that nesting dolls. I like how you've made it purely you. I'm curious to see how your creative mind will reinvent the remaining dolls.

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    1. Swinging between zombies or vampires lol

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