Monday, August 30, 2010

Mixed Media Monday - Cool It Down

After I chose this challenge for Mixed Media Monday I wondered why. Cool colours are not something I work with easily - I tend to gravitate to warm colours much more in my art. Then I remembered this gorgeous blue bottle that my daughter commandeered from her boyfriend for me. I think it had chilli wine in it. So the idea for an art doll developed. I used a silvery blue fabric paper (I'm not sure what it is called), some laces, a pair of feathery wings, an old plastic doll's head and a few other bits and pieces to create her.

16 comments:

Diana Evans said...

she looks cool calm and collected!!! wonderful work Diane!!!

indybev said...

She looks like an ice princess! Beautifully done!

Lori Saul said...

Such a beautiful doll- an enchantment!

Gayle Page-Robak said...

Your doll art is fabulous...great artwork!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

Wow, Diane, your doll is fantastic.

katrin said...

diane - what a great altered doll!!! perfect colors. :-)

huhgs
katrin

Rosie said...

I think these dolls are so clever, Diane, and she is no exception! She's so pretty!

joanna said...

She's gorgeous Diane! beautiful doll!
xoxo

Amy said...

I love that gorgeous long dress..amazing design and details

WrightStuff said...

Never mind how you made the doll.... tell me how to make chilli wine!!
Seriously though, she's a very smart little lady..

Kristin said...

This is really cool! Both in color and design - what a great piece for inspiration! And, I don't know how I missed it, but I just saw last week's piece - your empty nest is just so perfect - I love it, Kristin xo

haendi said...

The silvery blue gives your doll quite an ethereal quality. Very nice!

Cheryl said...

I love your mix media piece. I have been wanting to make something with a dolls head for awhile now. I'm thinking about making it spooky for Halloween.

ALTERED ARTIFACTS said...

Very fun doll and a fun challenge too!
Inka :)

Fabric Art said...

Oh Diane your doll is gorgeous, love her, great work.
Anni

dutchstamptramp said...

what a fabulous piece, must have been a lot of work!