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Topic: Harold and the Purple Crayon Shoes  (Read 1950 times)
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« on: April 22, 2012 10:05:28 PM »

I love this little book, and have for a long time! I have a friend who painted a pair of TOMS with Where the Wild Things Are creatures, and then another pair of shoes with The Giving Tree on them. I was inspired to create something, and after some brain searching decided to go with Harold and the Purple Crayon. Off I went to Target to find some cheap knock-off Toms to try before I shelled out the big bucks, and came home with some even cheaper knock-off Keds. Then I thought that I would be satisfied with just sketching it out today, and then finding paint to do the rest later, but the creative juices were flowing, so I grabbed a purple pen and went to town on my $12 shoes. This is pictures of the work in progress, and then the finished product (for now at least!) Wink

The finished product =)

My printed off prototypes

The shoes in progress

Side View

The back

C&C Welcome =)

« Reply #1 on: April 23, 2012 02:28:29 AM »

this is so cute!  Cheesy
« Reply #2 on: April 23, 2012 07:31:33 PM »

Your shoes are so cute! Makes me wish I could draw.

« Reply #3 on: April 24, 2012 01:16:13 AM »

Oh my god I love these!  One of my favorite children's books, you've really brought it to life  Smiley
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