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princessleia
« on: October 09, 2005 11:01:22 AM »

What's cheaper than a plastic bag? well- nothing. I did my project on a plastic bag. I also used paint, ugly buttons that I found, masking tape(to make a "base" for the paint), some cardboard, a cereal box, newspaper(for the woman's skin), one of those paper flowers people use for gift wrapping and brown wrapping paper.
I really tried to make my peice as colourfull and chearfull as possible. The girl in the front is not supposed to be someone special, but after I finished I thought she looks like French actress Virginie Ledoyen, and she definitely has star quality Wink
And here are some photos from the process.

Just a regular plastic bag...(this is actually the other side of the bag after I already started)

sticking masking tape around the image of the girl- to create a base for the paint.
a star...
buttons
some more buttons...
The womans face

Tada!


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« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2005 11:02:55 AM »

amazing! youre very talented
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« Reply #2 on: October 09, 2005 01:50:31 PM »

Exceptional work- and thanks for the step by step look at your process and materials.

I think the process can inspire us craftsters to do our own thing even if the outcome may not come close to your outstanding results!
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« Reply #3 on: October 10, 2005 10:09:29 AM »

Just have to echo chelea star:  it's amazing!  You're quite the artist!
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« Reply #4 on: October 10, 2005 11:46:49 AM »

a lady on a plastic bag. how original. nice work
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brownbird79
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2005 07:46:59 PM »

Love it!
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ElizaTerry
« Reply #6 on: October 13, 2005 04:57:30 PM »

I love this project and I love Virginie Ledoyen!!!!!

Did you see Bon Voyage?? It's my new favorite!

Beautiful work.
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« Reply #7 on: October 13, 2005 05:02:44 PM »

Fantastic! What a great medium to use, I would have never thought of that.

Also, I love her pose, and I really like her shirt/bustier thing!
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princessleia
« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2005 12:03:54 AM »

Thank you everyone!! I'm so glad you like it!  Smiley
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« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2005 09:02:27 PM »

I love this.

Your style is very similar to an old art class friend of mine from Finland.
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« Reply #10 on: October 18, 2005 07:32:40 PM »

wow! pretty badass!
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