Saturday, December 8, 2007
This kind of reminds me of a Betty Boop style. I have had this in my mind for months but have not taken the time to draw it up. My original inspiration came from Ann Clack months and months ago. I drew the body, dress, belt, and buckle in my Pazzles software. I wanted more than one, so hand cutting was out for me. (If you want my pattern to trace I can email it to you.) The top of the dress has Liquid Applique applied and heated. The necklace is some very tiny wrapping beads (red, green & white) I purchased at Michaels. Siver Stampin' Up glitter on the belt. I used my "Bejeweler/EZ Glitzer" to heat set Swarovski rhinestones for the "ruby" necklace and corner adornments. The NOEL stamp came from the Stampin' Up set "Many Merry Messages" To make the "cleavage" appear bustier I added Creamy Caramel chalk between and around the shoulders. I have what is called a kiss cut in my software which makes a line of dashes and that is how I underscored the "cleavage". Chalking and very lightly inking the dashes with Going Grey to make them look like a shadow. Ummm I wonder if "NOEL" is Santa's favorite helper? Ho Ho Ho! More variations in whole sets to come tomorrow. Wait till you see the bag. Now its off to Cirque du Soliel...for a Saturday matinee.