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« on: June 20, 2008 11:12:32 AM »

This was made for the FOCR swap, so I don't know who it is going to yet but someone will 'win' it.  We have to post pictures anyway, so I'm not spoiling anything.
 I have to say, I'm very happy with this cherry tree, even though it is smaller than my first, I think I did a better job, especially with the framing and colors (Thanks HSG and sorry Nofury)
The background is watercolor
The trunk is sculpey
The branches are twigs from a tree in my back yard
The blossoms are quilled paper.



And for a closer look at the blossoms:

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« Reply #1 on: June 20, 2008 11:41:47 AM »

Wow!
Beautiful!
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« Reply #2 on: June 20, 2008 11:42:33 AM »

Great work! It looks very pretty!
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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2008 11:48:37 AM »

Whoa! So cool! Inspiring.
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« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2008 07:26:58 PM »

beautiful!
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« Reply #5 on: June 20, 2008 08:13:05 PM »

I think that is so totally cool!
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« Reply #6 on: June 20, 2008 11:27:01 PM »

pretty, i love cherry blossom and trees. and the materials you used look interesting.
how did you make the bark and frame?
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« Reply #7 on: June 21, 2008 11:36:31 AM »

THanks everyone for the nice comments...
Cyndiq,
The bark is sculpey...clay that you bake to harden...then textured a little, the painted brown to make the twigs...

The frame was bought at IKEA just the way it is, and I painted a background with watercolors.

I'm learning each time I make one...maybe someday I'll get them just the way I want them.
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« Reply #8 on: June 24, 2008 11:53:59 AM »

I love this!
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« Reply #9 on: June 26, 2008 05:22:22 AM »

Oh, thats pretty!  I recently got one of those paper quilling books.  It came with free paper & quilling pin thingy!  Im inspired to try it now! Cheesy
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