Friday, August 26, 2011

Using My Photography For Fashion :)

Happy Paint Party Friday!! I almost didn't have anything to share this week. Have not been motivated or feeling creative the past few days. But this morning I worked on this new 'she art' girl and my it was fun! This time I wanted to try creating a background with just acrylics and stamping. I have to say I think I miss the paper collage! Maybe its the texture I miss. Anyways, while I was working on the background I was looking through my collage paper and really couldn't find anything I wanted to use for clothes. And then I spotted (in a pile . . . cause I am so cluttered in the studio! ) an 8x10 print of one of my textured photos. I grabbed it and thought it would be cool to use it for an outfit!

I really had so much fun putting her outfit together with pieces of my photo!! Then I thought, why did I not think of this before?! My only regret was not changing the black and white to a sepia tone because of the brown in the background. But I think it all works.

Here is the textured photo I used for her clothes. . . it is a shot of the front gates to the Bronx Zoo. . .

I mostly used the right side of the image because I liked the words. :)
I am debating about adding text to her as I have some words in the stamping I used.

I am sharing this for PPF and if you want to see all the great work being shared follow me over HERE!!

Wishing you all a lovely weekend! And to everyone on the east coast . . . stay safe as Irene flys through town! She is due here in NY tomorrow evening! ;)

xo

16 comments:

  1. Hi Cathy,how adorable.The second photo is just so lovely....how creative you are.

    Have a lovely weekend!Oh and Im on the east coast with you,first the aftershock of the earthquake now this lol.

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  2. isn't she pretty!!! happy weekend!!

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  3. Hi
    I love this little lady so sweet love her hair style too. you are very creative and inspiring
    HUGS to you
    KAT

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  4. You are so amazing! I just love your creations! You come up with the coolest ideas! Her cloths came out great! And I love the sepia tones! Deb

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  5. Lovely piece - fascinating how you integrated the photo.

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  6. This is wonderful...what an inspired way to use that photo.

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  7. Very creative and love it! Unique! ~ thanks, namaste, CArol ^_^ ~ Happy PPF

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  8. Terrific work, love your thought process. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  9. That is an awesome photo! Love the way you used it in the collage. Very cool!

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  10. I love how you used the photograph for her clothes - it works so well (I'm so glad you found it)! Her hair is very sassy too... very cool :)

    xo
    Kristin

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  11. Love how you created her outfit! Terrific. Hope you and yours are safe from Irene! We got through it, with minimal clean up, but still lots of recovery in the area!

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  12. I love this! It's so quirky and shabby chic and retro and all the things I absolutely love. The colours are wonderful, she's cheeky and I love how you put the whole thing together!

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  13. Oh my gosh...I love what you did with her dress! What a great idea. The textured photo looks so good with the background you created. :)

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  14. Skillful use of media to create this engaging piece. Happy PPF!

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