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Topic: A Lady Ought (silhouette wall art)  (Read 7058 times)
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« on: July 11, 2008 02:13:10 PM »

Hello!

I've been working with wood and acrylic for a while, making silhouette jewelry designs. I recently decided to create something on a bigger scale. This is cut from birch wood and measures 24 inches tall.







It is a larger version of my necklace:



I would love feedback on this piece! I usually make tiny things.  Smiley Have a great day!
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« Reply #1 on: July 11, 2008 02:22:30 PM »

Wow!  That is gorgeous! 
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« Reply #2 on: July 11, 2008 02:22:46 PM »

A Lady Ought is my favourite of your designs, and I think it makes a FABULOUS piece of wall art - have you tried making wall-art size in the mirror acrylic? I think that would be amazing!
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« Reply #3 on: July 11, 2008 02:35:27 PM »

Love it so much! I've always looked at your pieces and wished I could have one. They are beautiful, and I love it as wall art too Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: July 11, 2008 02:38:37 PM »

AHH!!  *screams*  You keep making such beautiful renditions of my favorite piece.

Love it!
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« Reply #5 on: July 11, 2008 02:38:55 PM »

That is beautiful!  I like the idea of using the mirror acrylic as well.
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« Reply #6 on: July 11, 2008 02:53:24 PM »

I'm waiting with baited breath for my own "Lady" to arrive from etsy, and now I want a big one for my door!! This is a great idea, it translates really well on a larger scale.
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« Reply #8 on: July 11, 2008 03:52:44 PM »

Oh, like a thousand thumbs up for the change of medium/size. While I do lurve your original jewelry pieces - I would hesitate to buy one for myself as I am rather amply endowed and I really don't think I could work out a way of wearing either a brooch or necklace without drawing undue attention to that area. Not that I hate my boobs but it can cause embarassment when someone admiring jewelry suddenly realises they're staring at your chest...

...hmm, possibly TMI there! What I was trying to say is that I think this translates fantastically well into an art piece and widens your market sales wise (I'm imagining a commissioned wedding present with a matching/complimentary male silhouette, details on both being specific to the couple...)
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« Reply #9 on: July 11, 2008 03:58:18 PM »

I absolutely love this.  IT is beautiful.  Are they all different pieces or the same piece placed in different places?  I love the necklace too. 
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