Posted by: maureenc | March 24, 2012

Scrappy ladies

After playing with
Move over Picasso” last Friday,  I had a couple more

attempts at making some “scrappy faces” for PostCardMailArt  group.

Somewhere, sometime  in the past, I had noticed an advertisement for some rubber stamps for Scrap booking, and I did some rough sketches of them to use as “inspiration” at a later date>

Thank goodness for paying heed to SharonB back in 2004 when she was stressing the necessity of keeping a Journal not only of methods used , but of”inspiration” whether as photos, sayings, sketches, description of “how to” perform various techniques….

Anyway, from a rough sketch in black and white,
to one fitted to a six by four inch rectangle,
to tracing the sketch and cutting it into relevent pieces and appliqueing to the card base.
Adding a few embellishments

And, finally three cards are completed…….although I may still add Colour to the back ground of the lady in the black mask!

The fun one for me, was thelast one: Her hair is  made of an old Tide Table !
I would like to make her again, so that her head is NOT tilted on an angle.

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Responses

  1. absolutely wonderful!!!! what a giggle.

  2. So much fun Maureen! You could definitely do a whole series based on variations of that woman. And your comment about Sharon makes me miss her again.

  3. Love your work Maureen. Thanks as well for your comments on my blog – re overtime workers. Cheers, Jackie Bowden


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