A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Cookie Policy | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: You can organize your bookmarks into folders!  Read more here.
Total Members: 306,344
Currently Running With Scissors:
632 Guests and 14 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop


Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Klimt inspired necklaces  (Read 1772 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
hoppy
Offline Offline

Posts: 219
Joined: 13-Dec-2006

she's crafty, she gets around...


View Profile WWW
« on: August 22, 2010 07:19:21 PM »

My favorite painter is Gustav Klimt, and I have been wanting to make some jewelry inspired by his paintings for some time now. Originally I thought I would make beads with polymer clay, but I am still fairly new to polymer so this is still a work in progress. I hand painted some wooden beads, which are featured in these necklaces.  I love the burnt orange freshwater pearls in the second one, it was hard for me to actually use them (as opposed to hoarding them like a little treasure.)

What do you think?



THIS ROCKS   Logged

DreamInStitches
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2010 07:43:43 PM »

I can definitely see the connection between your piece and the work of Klimt! Great work!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

hgddm
Offline Offline

Posts: 4105
Joined: 20-Jan-2010

What a piece of work is man!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2010 08:31:43 PM »

Neat! I love Gustav Klimt. You did a good job capturing that style. I know what you mean about hoarding treasures too...but now it's a treasure you can wear!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Brookie5686
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2010 09:27:30 PM »

beautiful pieces!  I also enjoy your profile picture! Wink
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Thanks for inspiring me!

~~~~~~~~~Current Swaps~~~~~~~~~~~
Random Swap Round 3 - Waiting for Partners
gamesofyou
Offline Offline

Posts: 184
Joined: 02-Jan-2008

Say I'm the only bee in your bonnet...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #4 on: August 22, 2010 09:50:23 PM »

I would wear either one of these every day. I love them.
THIS ROCKS   Logged
hoppy
Offline Offline

Posts: 219
Joined: 13-Dec-2006

she's crafty, she gets around...


View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: August 23, 2010 02:45:06 PM »

Thanks for the kind words, everyone! I am working on more for a craft show in October, I will post more as they are finished.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Pobble
« Reply #6 on: September 10, 2010 08:37:23 PM »

I like these a lot. Great way to handle wooden beads! I love that you've made them good enough to put next to pearls... and I am a pearl addict. I *totally* get what you mean about hoarding them! I am going to try to let this inspire me to stop hoarding my pearls and start doing things with them. I'm just always afraid that what I do might not be good enough, because I love them so much.  Cheesy
THIS ROCKS   Logged
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
 
Jump to:  



FacebookTwitterPinterest
only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search



your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
History in Five: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy
Marky Ramone Remembers Legendary NYC Venue CBGBs
Surprising New Science That Will Transform Your Sex Life
Inductive Vs.Deductive Reasoning
An Interview with Richard Flanagan on His Tasmanian Getaway
Latest Blog Articles
@Home This Weekend: Thrifty Cake Stands
February 3, 2016 Featured Projects
Tute Tuesday: 3-D Heart Card

Comparison Shopping




Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...
Moderators

Follow Craftster...






Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2016, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.