Saturday, February 28, 2015

Almost over

The february 2015 29 faces challenge is almost finished and for once, I am actually going to complete the challenge!
Here is the first of my next seven faces.  This one is based on a venus painting by Titian, which you can see here.  The reason I am showing it first is that It became a focus of study this week, and all the faces were based on it.
This one was done freehand with oil pastels, just cheap ones.  even though it looks nothing like the original, I was quite pleased with most of it.
This one was done with depia, black and white charcoal and a little bit of gesso.  A skinnier version :-)
Next I did two five minute sketches, which I used as templates.
I free motion stitched them onto two fabric collages.  These are the backs
On the front of the simple line one, I painted one a little.
The more complicated one I left as is.
I still have three more painted versions of this face which are partly finished and will post in a day or three.
These are two quick faces I did with jane davenport's stencils in a tiny weeny tiffany advertisement book that came with a vogue magazine.
This last one is only half a face, but I like it.  I think it counts!

Happy creating!


  1. These are great Vicki! It's hard to believe February is over

  2. I can't believe how LONG it's been since I was here. I apologize because I fear your blog posts fell through the cracks of time, especially when I was so sick, all I could do was post, then return to my bed.

    I've been catching up on all the faces you created this month, and I am TRULY, truly impressed. I love that you finished all these faces. I especially like the ones in the post below this one. I guess because they are more mixed media.

    Congrats on finishing this challenge.

  3. Way to go Vicki! 29 faces!!! Hmmmm I'm lucky if I finish just one project these days.

  4. Way to go Vicki! 29 faces!!! Hmmmm I'm lucky if I finish just one project these days.

  5. wonderful faces! I love your stitched faces!!!

  6. Impressive collection, these are all wonderful!


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