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« on: January 08, 2006 08:18:25 AM »

I wasn't sure where to put these, but I was looking through my tear off pinup calendar for 2005 (which I never tore off, wanted to save them for craft projects!) and I found these two lovely ladies. Maybe someone could use them for an iron on transfer or decoupage...

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« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2006 04:56:07 PM »

They're very funky.

I have a small bedside table that needs a new look (The original decoupage, although pretty has become a tad scruffy) These would be perfect to start me off  Cheesy
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« Reply #2 on: January 16, 2006 10:30:20 AM »

The girl at the top just looks so proud.
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« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2006 10:45:48 AM »

Those are 2 of my favorite Gil Elvgren paintings! He's my favorite ever pin up artist. You can get a lot of his stuff commercially, too, like calendars, stationery, etc. He does amazing work. His facial expressions fascinate me.

*sorry for the gush. can you tell I like pin-ups?*
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« Reply #4 on: January 17, 2006 06:15:02 PM »

The artist who did this one went to school where I did, in lil' ol' Nebraska:

http://www.thepinupfiles.com/images/kbsballantyne18.jpg
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« Reply #5 on: January 17, 2006 08:00:40 PM »

i used the sewing one on a thread holder.  there are a few others i've used for my craft stuff.  i got a gift basket thing a few years ago and it had this ugly lid with pine trees on it, so i painted over it and decoupaged some of my calendar pages on it: a pin-up modelling a corset, a pin-up cutting some fabric, and a pin-up playing with mannequin pieces. 
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« Reply #6 on: January 17, 2006 10:15:05 PM »

The artist who did this one went to school where I did, in lil' ol' Nebraska:

http://www.thepinupfiles.com/images/kbsballantyne18.jpg

oh, if you guys haven't checked out http://www.thepinupfiles.com before, it's an awesome site, with both new and vintage pin ups.
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« Reply #7 on: February 28, 2006 12:55:45 AM »

i had that calendar too! i tore out the pages but saved them all.  i absolutely love Gil Elvgren his work is amazing!! I love seeing pictures of the real models because they resemble the paintings so much.
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« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2006 10:37:12 AM »

Thank you for the post, I actually see a pic of the first girl and loved it but forgot where I saw it.  I am thinking of trying my hand at decoposing (?) myself.  I will have to check out some more of his work.
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« Reply #9 on: April 05, 2006 03:19:11 PM »

Thank you so much, I've been looking for the knitting pinup for a long time! That's going on a t-shirt...
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