Thursday, November 6, 2014

DIVAs Oct./Nov. project!

Dear D of the DIVAs came up with this Finnabair inspired project for us ~

We started with an 8 X 10 canvas that she primed for us; we also had our choice of different vintage woman's faces to pick from.
Then we were to start adding little bits & bobs that were in keeping with our particular theme ~ bet you can guess my theme!

As always, click to enlarge the pix...

I gave my canvas an all-over coat of a 'sandy' texture medium, and added some bubbles with a TH stencil.
Then came the most time-consuming part ~ adding all those little bits & bobs. I drew from my extensive stash of shells and other oceanic goodies. Some pieces are metal, some plastic; some are "live".

Below is my canvas with every thing in place, all ready to begin covering all with a coat or two of Gesso.

All gessoed up, and ready for my color!

I've gotten my first coat of color on tonight; stay tuned for other W.I.P. pix!

Thanks for looking ~


Carolyn said...

She is going to be beautiful. Mine is still sitting untouched because my priority is finishing the family books for our girls.


Suzan Sweatman said...

This is amazing Bobbie - absolutely amazing !

Laurel Stephens said...

Wow! That looks fun!

Lynn Stevens said...

Its looking amazing Bobbie!!!!
hugs Lynn

Debbie Emmons said...

Looks wonderful, l can hardly wait to see it with ink! Glad you were up for the challenge. Debbie

mollie said...

Just beautiful (((bbbbb)))

Magali@TheLittleWhiteHouse said...

It looks like a great blanck canvas full of possibility once the gesso is done!

cathy @ma vie trouvee said...

This is so interesting - how beautiful - anxious to see the final project.

Art and Sand said...


I loved it when it was all colorful, but painted white took it to a whole other level.


Art and Sand said...

I just remembered our swap.

When are we going to send things off. That implies that I am finished and I am not.

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