Thursday, November 3, 2011

SOG Challenge: Mucha

Hi all,

It's already been two whole Thursdays, so that means it's time for another challenge with Some Odd Girl!  Also, in case you don't already have it saved into your favourites, the SOG blog has moved sites - Kristy's DH has been working on so many things!

We had some AMAZING entries last week for the Black & White image challenge!  This week, Kristy found us a picture for inspiration. It is a piece of art done my Alfonse Mucha - it's so weird because when I was in Prague with my sister in August, we actually went to see a Mucha exhibit.  This artist's style is unmistakable, and you've probably seen tons of his stuff around (or at least knock-offs).  Here's the pic:

Since this style is so Art Nouveau, we thought there was no better time to use the newly-released Nouveau Girls!  All the ODDies are using one of the 3 images that was just released on November 1st for this challenge.

Here's mine:
I mainly took the neutral colours from the picture and I tried to make it a bit more vintage looking.  I used mainly golds and browns.  My base is Chocolate Chip CS, my patterned papers are from the SEI collection called Windsor, and everything is matted with black.  I also distressed the edges of the base piece of patterned paper.
The black strip was punched with my Martha Stewart lattice edge punch, and the white strip was embossed with the Cuttlebug Floral Fantasy folder. 
The corners were punched out with my Photo Corner punch, and I added an adhesive rhinestone to each one. 

I stamped Believe onto Bella's Bestest Paper using Memento Tuxedo Black ink.  I actually coloured the entire thing with Prismacolor Pencils and OMS - no Copics!  Gasp...
I cut her out with Label 10 Nesties, and added some Antique Linen Distress ink inside the stencil.
I also put tons of little glitter dots all around her.
Isn't she a beauty???  Kristy did such an amazing job with this line, and I'm looking forward to more!

You have 2 weeks to enter this challenge - use the Mucha picture as inspiration, and link your creation up on the SOG blog.  You aren't required to use SOG images, but we LOVE it when you do!

Hope you enjoyed, and thanks for stopping by!

1 comment:

mforquer said...

Robin - this is fantastic - the color of her dress is truly beautiful! Love the sparkle you've added to the background as well - simply divine!