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Topic: Moon goddess Shrine- pressed flowers, old book pages, vintage photos!  (Read 1765 times)
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« on: December 30, 2008 04:40:20 PM »

I made this for the WWP 9 Yule swap. When I asked how my partner (Solitaire) how she envisioned the goddess she said as a moon goddess so I kinda ran with that theme.

The background is old book pages over a box built from thin wood and watercolor paper for the sides (so as not to ripple when many layers of paint were added). I then used acrylic paints to build up the background color. The moon is from a science book from the 1960s and the goddess is a vintage image I found online. I printed her out in black and white and painted her with watered down acrylics and glitter paint. The pressed flowers in the background are from my yard (periwinkle and silver maple). The stars in the background are iridescent sequins with paint in the center.



We all know purple photographs strangely, but this is quite true to color. Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: December 30, 2008 05:01:25 PM »

I am the lucky recipient of this shrine and I absolutely adore her! Thank you so much, Robot! You truly are talented beyond belief!

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« Reply #2 on: December 30, 2008 05:06:41 PM »

I am the lucky recipient of this shrine and I absolutely adore her! Thank you so much, Robot! You truly are talented beyond belief!

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Lisa

You're more than welcome, Solitaire! And thank you for your lovely compliments Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: December 30, 2008 05:07:38 PM »

This is so gorgeous.
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« Reply #4 on: December 30, 2008 05:38:35 PM »

And yet another swap recipient I am very jealous of!  I so love this shrine.

Beautiful!

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« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2008 05:51:30 PM »

Thank you very much  Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2008 07:41:05 PM »

Beautiful!
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« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2008 09:43:30 PM »

Oh wow that is beautiful!
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« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2008 12:56:26 AM »

Beautiful!
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That is just beautiful!
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