Thursday 26 August 2010

MADAME BUTTERFLY Another Altered Book Spread

Hi everone.

We were making paper dolls at the last class and it was real fun .

Heres another spread in my altered book which i have really enjoyed doing.
For these pages i used Red and Black acrylics sponged manically onto the pages.

I then took a large tag and painted it with Studio Acrylics and Distress inks.
Then applied a stencil and highlighted it in places with a white Ranger Pen and when it was dry cut it in half Length ways to form another layer and also a background.

I then made a paper doll to represent my version of Madame Butterfly.
Her Head dress, Ruff and bodice is made entirely from butterfly rubber stamps and Images that i manipulated in various ways until i had the effect i wanted.
I glued her to another paper doll that i never got round to finishing and then attached her to my page.

Heres a close up of Madame Buttetfly in all her glory
I hope you like her and i will post the finished spread later as i am going on to start another couple of pages and then come back to madame when i decide what to do to the other page.
Smiles Rob xxx


Sharon (glitterangel) said...

wow she's fantastic!

ugly bug said...

Love your book Robert and love your doll, you are just too clever!!!! Must pop into the shop at some time. Do you sell printmaking ink at all?

MayJay said...

Fabulous page.You were not there when we visited the shop, but Gordon showed us some of your wonderful work.
Your nestie frames are stunning and would be very inspiring if you added them to your blog....please. I would love to see them and have a go myself.

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