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Wednesday, 18 February 2009

Mardi Gras - Beads, Feathers and Masks

Well, it took some time for the idea to form itself, but it came together in the end. This is for the challenge at Gothic Arches this week - mardi gras/carnivale. The arch began with bright alcohol inks and lots of gold. I then added beads and gold jewels, from my stash. The four masks were cut from an image found on Google Images. There is a peacock feather from the back, and the display sheet is also from Google, with masks, feathers and beads. My grandson was here when I found the pictures for this one, and he made a mask like the one top left... he coloured in with his pens, and used direct to paper technique to cover his drawing... it came out really well, so we both enjoyed our crafting!!

8 comments:

Beryl (bik59) said...

Wow that is fabulous Frankie. I've never thought to look on Google for images to use - thanks for the tip
Beryl x

AliMayes said...

That's great Frankie and really atmospheric and I see you've got your signature too now!
Ali xx

Judy said...

Such brilliant colours & design, Frankie, love the masks!
judyNZ

AliMayes said...

PS! There's something for you on my blog.
Ali xx

RubyMay said...

wow...wonderful work frankie!
brilliant colours...so Mardi Gras x

Ann Whitfield said...

Fabulous work Frankie, I love the way it's all come together
Ann x

lilibulle said...

very nice Frankie!! the masks are absolutly fabulous!!

Lynn Stevens said...

Hoe colorful and Fun just like Mardi Gras