April 22, 2011

New Art

So, life is still being a challenge right now, but I know God will get us through it. I've made two really cool pieces of art. The first one is VERY dark and I might post it on my other blog eventually. Still have one more item to apply to the canvas, all written in french and dealing with the darkness and lies that are plaguing us right now. It's a heart that feels as if it has been squeezed, featuring a cool rubber stamp by Michael deMeng (OMG he is SO amazing)  with all sorts of pieces around it, each with it's own meaning behind it. It's super creepy, but when I told my girls it was an expression of how I was feeling they replied, "That's really cool". They want to show it to all who visit our home and I have to remind them that it is private. Don't think their little friends would appreciate it too much or their parents for that matter. The other piece is now complete and shown below. I love how it came out. I started with a 30x15ish sized canvas, covering it with old french ledger pages. The rest just came together as if meant to be....

I love these frozen Charlottes with dark hair.  They are unique and harder to find so they are that much better in my eyes.

I don't usually use original photos, but for this piece I used all original items, no copies.  I puchased these two photos together and I really do think they are the same little girl.

What do you think?

My oldest daughter had the idea of putting this nicho on the canvas, so I flew with it! And my youngest helped to glue on all of those vintage MOP buttons.  She was so proud, as was I.

I seem to be in a "red" zone right now. I love old vintage monogrammed tea towels and trims. Can't seem to get enough. Hope you like my piece. I am going to hang it on the wall in my entry. Hope you are all doing well and having lots of creative fun!



Gail Thayer said...

Awesome artwork! I love to walk into someone's house and see something like that on the wall, unfortunately it doesn't happen all that often. I think a lot of people just don't have enough faith in their own work, or value it enough to display it which is a shame!
That's beautiful, good for you. Hope things get better for you soon, things are tough here also, and I pray every day that things will get better.....:).
God hears our prayers and always comes through..have a wonderful Easter!

Rhonda said...

Gail said it all, God does hear our prayers and comes through. I'll be saying a prayer for you, my friend. I hope these hurtful days go by quickly for you.

Your artwork is amazing and you should display it where all can see it. You've inspired me to hang some of my art, thank you so much.

Cottage Touch said...

OMGosh breathtaking beautiful..

Queen of Dreamsz said...

I love all of it...I do hope things improve. I wanted to wish you and your family a blessed Easter.

Pink Sparkles,
Stephanie ♥

Awishdream said...

Hi Rhonda, I know you've been having some difficult times...but so glad to see you've been working on your art again. I hope things are working out!
Take care...
Melanie :)

Retro Cafe' Art Gallery said...

This is seriously gorgeous! Love the nicho and the charlottes too! WOW! xoxo