A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
Random Tip: If you see a project that you think is awesome and deserves to be a featured project, you can click the THIS ROCKS button to nominate it!
Total Members: 301,531
Currently Running With Scissors:
424 Guests and 7 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: Nouveau Ozma of Oz  (Read 619 times)
Tags for this thread: oz  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
1+
 
My_RubySlippers
Dabbler Of Everything
Offline Offline

Posts: 607
Joined: 05-Sep-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« on: February 25, 2014 05:54:41 PM »

So, I've been wanting to do a Alfonse Mucha-inspired Ozma for a potential half sleeve for a while now. I finally had a stroke of inspiration today and this happened. I brought it into Photoshop and did a quick attempt at digital colorization. Here is the final, plus a few in progress and the actual sketch next to the Mucha painting that I was drawing most from.













THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Etsy: The Little Library (Mini Book Jewelry of Epic Proportions) etsy.com/shop/Curiosandcreations
Wulf
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Offline Offline

Posts: 2701
Joined: 07-Oct-2009

Smalltacular is bestter.


View Profile WWW
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2014 06:19:05 PM »

This is lovely, and thanks so much for sharing your in-process sketches with us all. It's always so useful to see how other people work.

Wulf
THIS ROCKS   Logged

bunny1kenobi
Ruler of the Roost, Protector of the Progeny, Conqueror of Comestibles, Chieftain of Chores, Consort Extraordinaire, and Crafty to Boot!
Offline Offline

Posts: 4831
Joined: 04-Oct-2011

Best of 2013 Winner! I like my avatar, tho....


View Profile available for personal swaps
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2014 06:27:09 PM »

OoooOooh, I love this!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

La Chapa
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

Hardcore Yarnie!
Offline Offline

Posts: 2023
Joined: 28-Jan-2012


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2014 08:19:42 PM »

That is gorgeous!  Wherever did you get the inspiration for the OZ letters?  Is it something that was perhaps illustrated in one of the books?  (Sorry, totally ignorant about anything other than the classic movie.)  Or did you come up with that?  I'm asking because I've been wanting a super ornate initial like that as the center piece for a back piece!  Very cool!
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Currently Swapping in:
Anatomy Swap, 3-D Bug Swap

Hoping to join:
OWS in Dec
http://pinterest.com/laachapa/
My_RubySlippers
Dabbler Of Everything
Offline Offline

Posts: 607
Joined: 05-Sep-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2014 09:15:58 PM »

They are based on the crown design that Eric Shanower did for his comics. Smiley There are some interesting Oz letters throughout the books, too! Look up W.W. Denslow or John R. Neill illustrations and see what pops up (As well as Eric Shanower!)
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Etsy: The Little Library (Mini Book Jewelry of Epic Proportions) etsy.com/shop/Curiosandcreations
pinkleo
Tutorial Contributor

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

~*HPC Headmistress*~
Offline Offline

Posts: 8927
Joined: 09-Jun-2005

lobbest thou thy Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #5 on: February 26, 2014 07:20:08 AM »

Love!  And absolutely adore the sketches.
THIS ROCKS   Logged

gozer
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

If only Mogwai were real... at least we have Bigfoot
Offline Offline

Posts: 3287
Joined: 05-Oct-2007


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #6 on: February 27, 2014 08:50:39 AM »

 Turned out beautiful. Now lets see it on your arm!!! Grin
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My_RubySlippers
Dabbler Of Everything
Offline Offline

Posts: 607
Joined: 05-Sep-2010


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #7 on: February 27, 2014 12:42:26 PM »

As soon as I have the extra money, you will, gozer! Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

My Etsy: The Little Library (Mini Book Jewelry of Epic Proportions) etsy.com/shop/Curiosandcreations
Ludi
Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

May the Ghost Squid be with you.
Offline Offline

Posts: 8856
Joined: 06-Jan-2008

Team Wordy!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #8 on: February 28, 2014 05:54:28 AM »

Lovely Ozma!   Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

Proud member of SEEN: the Society of Ernestly Embroidering Nerds
alteredmommy
Swap Moderator
More Art, Less Craft Moderator

Friend of Craftster Friend of Craftster

I'm an altered girl, in an altered world....
Offline Offline

Posts: 13485
Joined: 17-Oct-2005

Colour outside the lines!


View Profile WWW available for personal swaps
« Reply #9 on: March 03, 2014 07:11:02 AM »

Gorgeous!  love the in progress sketches Smiley
THIS ROCKS   Logged

FOC 2nd Chance Wishlist Swap  Jan 7/15 - Feb 6/15 

Have a Swap Problem?  Please open a HELP DESK ticket!!
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
How to Create a Messy Ponytail
How to Do the Slip Knot Braid
Styling Curly Hair - How to Style Curly Hair
Natural Treatments For Dandruff
Clamp-Free Curling Iron - Sultra Bombshell Product Review
Latest Blog Articles
Meatless Monday: TVP Jerky
@Home This Weekend: Mirror Wall
January 21, 2015 Featured Projects

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 ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.