Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Trust - Mixed Media Paper Mache Heart

Wow, it's Wednesday already?!  Yikes, the week is flying by!!  I hope you all are having a wonderful week so far.  As I mentioned yesterday, I had a chance to work on another paper mache heart over the weekend.  So this makes II in my Heart Series:

My inspiration for this heart came from another project I've done recently.  (I'll share that one soon)

I started by layering book text, then adding fluid acrylics and 3-D Enamel flourishes.  I really love adding them to my projects ;D

Next I drew and painted her in.  I really had fun creating all those beautiful curls.  It's funny because when I draw a person my husband always asks "who is that".  I don't draw with anyone in mind but I do add a couple of my features.  So all of my "ladies" will always have a mole under their nose and full lips like me. ;D (granted I make their lips much larger, lol).

I've been in need of some meditation lately so her closed eyes and the sentiment I chose reflect that.  My work is always a reflection of who I am, what I'm feeling and the colors of my soul at the time.

I hope you liked the second installment of this series.  If you missed the first one, you can check it out HERE.  I'm entering this project in the Simon Says Stamp & Show - Absolutely Anything Goes Challenge.

Thank you so much for stopping by and for all your sweet comments!  May your day be beautiful and filled with inspiration!!


13 comments:

  1. Oh wow Norma! This is an amazing piece of art. Love the textures and colours. Awesome work! :)

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  2. Superb Norma, I love her and all the wonderful colour of your background!

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  3. Super Norma...really love this gorgeous heart and the sentiment too! The colouring is superb and is definitely the colour of your soul...vibrant and sunny! ;-)

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  4. I love it Norma!! all the colors are radiant. the lady is beautiful, the sentiment is so strong!! Awesome girl, as ALWAYS!! True fan of your masterpieces!!
    Paula Driver

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  5. OMG Norma!! This is AWESOME!!!! Another stunning piece of art!!
    You are so super talented and all the texture and details are amazing!!
    Thanks for sharing and have a GREAT hump day!!!

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  6. this is amazing!! i love this one too! your art work is so awesome!

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  7. This is beautiful. Great colors and gorgeous design. How fun that your women always share two of your own characteristics!

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  8. Absolutely stunning, Norma!! What an amazing work of art!! The colors and details are so fabulous!! I love the beautiful lady!! This is so fabulous - I love, love it!! Have a great day my friend :)

    Lisa
    A Mermaid's Crafts

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  9. Stunning - love the vibrant colours and what a fabulous sentiment. Have a fabulous day. Love it!!

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  10. Norma...your mixed media heart is beautiful! I am so envious of anyone who can sketch like that! :) Love your beautiful lady with the gorgeous hair. :) I also love your sentiment that you've used on this piece. Beautiful work! Thanks for sharing your art with us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  11. Oh my, this is one beautiful heart! Love your hand writing! And she is gorgeous! Thank you so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. Hugs, Sandra

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