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Friday, September 7, 2012

Paint Party Friday and 29 Faces in Sept

I started a whole different piece this morning for PPF...but it just wasn't happening :0( I couldn't concentrate....couldn't draw and just out and out wasn't in the mood for it.
So I decided to work on backgrounds for my journal to see what happened there.
Things went more smoothly there :0) 
After doing several pages I decided I wanted to work on this one. 

I had glued a map of our town and surrounding areas to the page and then colored over it with soft pastels and matte gel medium. 
Then I painted a face in it...no hair or body...just a face floating in the color.
Kind of how I've been feeling the past week....
I let it set for several hours and came back to it. I decided it wanted feathers for hair :0)
I have a nice collection of feathers I've collected while working and playing in the yard...No way was I using any of those....so I arranged several of them on my scanner and then printed them. I tore them off the paper and then glued them down with more gel medium. 
All in all I like it and now that it's done and posted maybe I'll get out of my "fibro funk"  and feel better.   

Maybe if I spent less time drinking wine through a Twizzler  at concerts....


... and more time concentrating on my art..I wouldn't get in these 'fibro funks' 
But the concert and time with my daughter was worth it !!! :0) 
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14 comments:

  1. Cute wide eyed girl!! Such a fun photo with the Twizzler!! Nice photo of you...you have my favorite kind of hair....used to perm mine to get it that way!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  2. I hope the dreaded fibro funk leaves you in peace soon... I think drinking wine through a twizzler sounds kind of perfect...xx

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  3. Love the painting, and the feathers are brilliant! Hope you soon feel better! Valerie

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  4. Don't you looks sweet! :) Great painting!

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  5. Loving your girl creation ~ very colorful and dynamic ~ (A Creative Harbor)

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  6. Great idea to incorportate the feathers for hair. I also think that drinking from a twizzler sounds kinda perfect. Happy PPF

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  7. I love your colors on this! So many fabulous layers!!

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  8. I hope you move through your fibro funk soon. Love the background still showing through your girls face. :)

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  9. Lovely colors and adding the feathers is a great idea, very trendy, too!
    Drinking wine through Twizzler looks like fun! :) HPPF!

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  10. Great painting.... love the addition of the feathers. Hope your funk is over...

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  11. wow..nice work and love the pics lol..I kno what u mean about spending time with the daughter..its awesome :)

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  12. I like her and her feathers and turquoise lips! She rocks me back to my hippie dippie days! HPPF.

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  13. Love her blue lips and the feathery hair. Your photos are cute. Looks like you're really enjoying your wine ;-)

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  14. Love the feathers for hair...and of course the map!!!
    Glad you had a great time with your daughter!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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