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Wednesday, 28 April 2010

Something different

Oooh just look at this, I'm so excited (little things & little minds)
I went to paint a pot the other night and had a bit of an experiment, got the idea from Magnolia magazine!
I took one of my fave Tilda's (never been inked until then).
Just been on their facebook page & she's out of the Kiln, they put it on their pics so I copied it so I could show & tell.
She was quite difficult to paint as the paint is quite thick & all her details got covered up.  You also need to do 3 coats to get a deep colour, and it does get a bit powdery as it dries. Shading her was a nightmare - She took 2 hours to finish. I kept the rest of the plate very plain - so she would really stand out.
I know she's not perfect but I'm chuffed to bits with her.
Thanks for looking
Hugz Fleur


Daisy Chain said...

Hi Fleur

Awww this is so different. I love it. Love the fact that she is the focal point and the rest is white. I think you did a fantastic job. Love it so much.

Take care

Love Debbie xx

Lou said...

Wow Fleur,this is ADORABLE-you clever girl!
Just so love it,a little person in your home will love it too.
Great idea!hugs Lou.xx

pinky said...

Wow what a lovely idea, she looks gorgeous.

Pop's Cards said...

Wow hun this looks fab, what a great idea, hugs Popsx

chris said...

Hi Fleury
Having a dinner party need 12 place sittings how you fixed !!!
wow this is so fabulous, fantastic idea, can I have my cookie on it (Have a word with the cookie queen) next time I pop round!
hugs chris xx