moreflrs

by maggie

After some consideration I decided that the huge dutch flower painting style would probably be a bit too ambitious for the time scheme and decided to work with some of the rejected elements to make a little posy A4/5 size.

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Here we have rosettes and horses tails spinning hypnotically 

First of all I was going to make some sunflowers, but they were just too acid trip. So it was more a case of casting around for a flower that fit the materials. In the end cornflowers seemed the most suitable.

Unfortunately they have lanceolate leaves (long and pointy), but I didn’t have anything that fit that description in my Rhinestone Cowgirl collection.

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In the end I used the horseshoes for leaves, cutting them so they straightened out. Still looking for a use for some of the other shapes…

In this photo you can see the vase I made first, which is build up of all the waste bits and pieces from other shapes.

I planned on making a shadowed background for the flowers, leaves and vase. The size is marked out on the yellow page in green. But until I proof the blocks I can’t get the image onto the foam sheet i want to use.

As well as using up the horsey stickers I also found some animal ones in HEMA. They just had to get assembled into another big bunch of flowers.

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Well what else are you meant to do with cats, dogs, elephants, hedgehogs, giraffes, bunnies, lions, snakes and crocodiles? I kept finding errant crocs all over the studio for weeks

MER

 

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