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« on: December 11, 2008 08:40:24 AM »

Wow.. I am finishing up gifts left and right. This is going to be for my mom. She is a huge fan of Alphonse Mucha's paintings so I thought I would try to reproduce one for her.
 I used all kinds of things I had laying around over many many days... and the final product is made of felt, some fabric applique, embroidery, beading, and fabric paint.
I think I am going to make a nice little tote with the green leafy fabric to stitch it onto. This took forever, but I am quite pleased with the results. Here are some pics and the original painting I was working from.




 
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« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2008 08:43:45 AM »

Lovely - I love these paintings as well.  What a super gift. 
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« Reply #2 on: December 11, 2008 08:48:51 AM »

That's spectacular! I love all the layers of color and texture! That must've taken forever!
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« Reply #3 on: December 11, 2008 08:50:53 AM »

im a mucha fan as well and i absolutely love this! you did such a great job, im jealous of your mom haha. the detail for her face is breathtaking, is that all embroidery?
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« Reply #4 on: December 11, 2008 09:26:03 AM »

not only does this rock! but its beautiful. your mom is going to be the happiest person alive.

question: about how large is it? from the picture its hard to tell.
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« Reply #5 on: December 11, 2008 09:37:46 AM »

Rocked and wisted! This is just lovely. I too love his work and it's really crazy how much detail there are in his paintings so to replicate it it mixed media...fantastic!
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« Reply #6 on: December 11, 2008 10:44:04 AM »

Beautiful!!
I know your mom will love it Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: December 11, 2008 11:19:36 AM »

Thanks everyone.

Its 8 inches in diameter.

I'm hoping my mom will love it so much, she feels the need to invest in some craft store Gift Certificates Wink
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You have a very lucky mother. I love this!
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« Reply #9 on: December 11, 2008 12:55:51 PM »

Fabulous!!!  I want my kid to make me one of those!
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