Wednesday, 2 February 2011

Look ar this beautiful submission from......

Deb Clark -@ 17

Hi Shazza,
 
Well time marches on in many ways, & been many a long year 
since I was 17, but decided to use this photo a friend took of me & 
play around with this  LO, from inspiration from Rubens 'Venus at 
her Toilet'.  How wonderful is his painting! How gorgeous is this 
cherub!! 
 
I am a real novice at Photoshop & so to have success in flipping 
my photo to a mirror image was a joy I have to say!! I chose the 
deep rich colours as my base, with lots of roses...I just felt I had to 
use roses, plus some pearls too, as our main subject has on a pearl 
bracelet. I really enjoyed hand cutting the vellum, & some 
stamping & distressing too. My wings are a set of
butterfly wings...that sense of freedom in youth.
 
A glorious challenge, many thanks
 
Cheers, Deb xx
 

10 comments:

  1. this is a great mirror look and a beautiful page of you Deb.lovely pictures!

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  2. Wow, this is gorgeous Deb. Stunning photos too.

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  3. Ok look how gorgeous you are! That mirror image idea makes this a truly unique LO. I love the warm, rich colours with the black and white photos! A real stunner Deb!

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  4. Wow you did a great job with the flipping tool, this is a gorgeous layout and I love those deep colours, just makes the photos pop. Melx

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  5. Wow... this is amazing Deb! I love the beautiful touches of the pearls, roses and flowers! The photo is totally divine! xxx

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  6. This is a gorgeous LO, Deb! Love your picture, and what wonderful touches of pearls against your background of roses! Lovely!

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  7. Lovely what you did with the background and luv the pearl 'frame'.

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  8. Well done with your work in photoshop, it's a great tool and has created an impressive "reflective" look!! Well done :)
    M

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  9. gorgeous layout ;)

    i love all the handcutting done ;)

    great mirror image of yourself ;)

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  10. Wow, beautiful pictures and beautiful LO!!! Love how you so obviously drew inspiration from the painting. I agree, the roses and pearls so belong on this LO. The whole is perfection!
    xxx Peggy

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