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Topic: [first post] ghostly sisters -an illustration [updated with inspiration picture]  (Read 3622 times)
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« on: February 20, 2010 07:22:51 PM »

hi there craftster.

i've been frolicking here for....years. i think i may have posted a few recipes, asked some questions, and given out some kudos, but i've never actually posted anything of mine.

i'm a bit shy, i suppose. anyway, here is an illustration i did for my sister, for her 18th birthday. it's a 'likeness' of the two of us.



it's not a great picture, i snapped it on the way to the airport. it's watercolor, ink, and patterned paper.

this is the picture that sort of inspired everything. i think we look like ghosts.



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« Reply #1 on: February 20, 2010 07:56:38 PM »

oh I love that! I would love to have something like that to give to my big sis.
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« Reply #2 on: February 20, 2010 07:57:59 PM »

Very cool! I love it.
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« Reply #3 on: February 20, 2010 08:02:53 PM »

beautiful work
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« Reply #4 on: February 20, 2010 08:21:28 PM »

I love it!
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« Reply #5 on: February 20, 2010 11:42:51 PM »

Great work! That pattern on the paper is fantastic, at first I thought it was actually fabric.

I'm a big lurkie loo too, I've been on here forever, and check out how many posts I've actually done! And only one was something I actually made. Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: February 21, 2010 05:16:20 AM »

That is very pretty.  I'd love to see the picture that inspired it.
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« Reply #7 on: February 21, 2010 05:19:16 AM »

This is really lovely, what a fantastic present. I love all the colours and patterns.
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« Reply #8 on: February 21, 2010 06:03:03 AM »

Absolutely gorgeous!!!
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« Reply #9 on: February 21, 2010 06:46:41 AM »

SO COOL!!!!!!!!!! Beautiful work!
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