Friday, January 22, 2010

Inspiration for me...


A few postings ago I shared about my obsession with Mary Jane shoes and my unused stamp. Well, here is a 5 x 7 piece of artwork I made as inspiration for myself.
I used my stamp and embossed it with shiny black as in patent leather...one of my favorites.
I painted the canvas with gesso and then Golden Fluid acrylics and used my favorite colors...Phthalo Blue (Green Shade), Phthalo Green (Blue Shade) and Ultramarine Blue.
I used Golden Gel medium to adhere the "gold leaf" which is actually a golden colored wrapper from some chocolate I ate...yummy.
Then I embellished the entire canvas with buttons, ribbon, thread and heart shaped rhinestones.
Now my stamped Mary Janes took center focus with some photo corners. I left the stamped piece loose as I could change out the black shoes for another color if I want to.
All in all this is merely an artistic piece I made for myself as inspiration and to remind me of how far I have come on this creative journey I am on. I had fun making it and I am enjoying viewing it each day as I enter my studio where I have it hanging on a wall of lots of fun items.
Please tell me what is your favorite inspiration piece that helps you be creative?
Keep creating...

6 comments:

  1. Your inspiration piece is wonderful!

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  2. Great stamp and a wonderful art piece! One of my greatest sources of inspiration is flickr--I love all the eye candy there :-)
    Love your idea of making an inspiration piece for yourself too!

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  3. That mystery comment was from me :-)

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  4. You are so creative! Love your inspiration piece. love it. Thank you for visiting me and leaving sweet comments. I will be back to visit yoiu again.
    Have a wonderful day,
    Hugs,
    Janet
    Janets Creative Pillows

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  5. I love it, this is truly inspirational!
    Love those Mjs!

    You would love Polymer clay if you tried it. so simple and fun and easy..
    hugs, Darlene xo

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