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« on: May 06, 2007 10:40:09 AM »

to demonstrate that Decoupage is not always just flowers and angels all over, but can also describe the filthy and swinish side of life, I'll show you one of my kitchen cabinets. I made it out of an old shoe cabinet, which according to its smell must have been in a lot of rustic and rural dephts.
I was thinking of a still life scene for it first, but then I thought, it is really a rustic piece of furniture and it needs some really rustic Decoupage, whatever that might be. Then my view fell on a poster hanging in my kitchen. It is a picture called "Das Suppenschwein" (The soup pig) by german artist Michael Sowa and I don't know if he is known over the big pond, but he is quite popular here. It fitted perfectly and I knew this was a sign, so I went on with it. The table cloth, the shadows and the soup splashs I painted and the napkin, spoon, plate and glass were cut out. After stripping the colour you could see a lot of bruises and woodworm holes and I thought this adds to its rural charm and so it just  got a treatment with wood oil (?). That's all there was to do  and I hope you like it.

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« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2007 11:59:16 AM »

I like it  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: May 06, 2007 12:11:14 PM »

Great, as usual!!! I really like this one-it fits into my lifestyle Grin I've never seen that artist before.

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« Reply #3 on: May 06, 2007 01:29:28 PM »

I love it!  Now you know I have to go google Mr Sowa Wink


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« Reply #4 on: May 06, 2007 04:37:29 PM »

love it  Grin  have never seen this pic before but i would put it in my kitchen somewhere too.   Tongue
« Reply #5 on: May 06, 2007 07:21:48 PM »

I love Sowa! Your project looks awesome!

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