Tuesday, January 24, 2012

A New She Art Girl--Revised

I  haven't  made  these  fun  girls  in  a  while,  and  this  time  I've  had  help  from  Christy's  She  Art  Class  and  also  Julie  Nutting's  book  Collage  Couture.  If  you  like  Christy's  she  art  girls, then  you'll  like  Julie's  girls  too.



Julie's  style  is  a  bit  more  detailed,  and  I  really  like  the  attitude  that  her  ladies  have  too!



You  get  such  great  texture  with  the  tissue  paper (sewing  pattern),  and  napkins.     And  the  background  always  seems  to  help  you  tell  the  story  of  the  girl  that  you're  making  too.

So  back  to  Julie's  book  Collage  Couture--


...it's  one  of  my  favorite  art  books  that  I  have.   It's  jam-packed  with  different  projects  involving  these  fashion  girls  along  with  many  step-by-step  photos  of  her  background  techniques.    She's  even  included  a  grid  on  how  to  draw  these  girls  (at  different  angles  too).....and  one  for  children  also!  Plus...she  shows  how  to  draw  and  color  hair,  and  facial  features---it's  a  great  book!

So............I  think  I'm  going  to  make  another  one--my  rose  girl  needs  a  friend!




44 comments:

Bren said...

She wonderful. From her stance to how you finished out the piece, all those little elements come together for one big impact.

Donna said...

Your She Art Gal is delightful! I love the lace and the dots on the dress. Thanks for sharing.
D~~~~

Gloria said...

She looks just wonderful. I love that she is in the rose garden too. Nice piece Diane and I do love that dress. I don't have my glasses on so I hope I don't make too many mistakes. Great work, take care.

Kristin said...

she looks awesome! I am both enrolled in that class and have that book so I am excited to get to work!

Kellys Art Journaling/ Sharing The Journey said...

I love what you made. I also have that book and have used it a lot. Julie's gals are wonderful. Thanks for sharing yours.
Hugs and blessings

Julie said...

Oh Diane...I love her and everything about the piece. just beautiful!! :)

Jen @Sadie Inspired said...

I love her Diane! I adore all the yummy layered pieces. I think she does need a friend and you need to show us when you are finished. :) I am going to have to look at that book again...I love her style too.

roc said...

wonderful artwork!

Cathy Bueti said...

You already know how much I love this girl! She art is so much fun! And I enjoy Julie's book too! Great style with this girl! Can't wait to see the next one! BTW r u going to take christys new class ? ;)

Createology said...

This is beautiful with Miss She Art and her rose garden. The wrapped edge is divine. Blissful creating...

Kathy said...

It sounds like a fun book. I'm going to check it out. Thank you for the tip!

Michele said...

Amazing art yet again! The colors and garden and everything just fit so nicely together.

Isabel said...

Love the one you made:O) And that book looks like one I need!!!:O) Its how I started drawing as a kid, fashion dolls:O) Thanks for sharing:O)

Marilyn Rock said...

She is awesome Diane. I have Julie's book, too, and haven't really explored it yet. I'll have to do that soon.

NatashaMay said...

I love these girls, too. :) And I agree, Julie makes them with an attitude. :) Your girl looks fantastic!

WrightStuff said...

Ooh looks like yet another book for my wish list! I was sitting on my bed yesterday surrounded by art books feeling so delightfully happy!

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

I like the background as much as the girl in this canvas. I admire how you made her outfit, too. You do such good work with paint and paper. I'm always impressed!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

That really does look like a book I would enjoy! Thanks for letting us know about it! ♥

Diane Writes said...

She is indeed a beautiful rose Diane :)

rebeca trevino said...

these are great. (i love using pattern tissue, too!)

are these wall hangings? boxes? can' tell from the photos

Star said...

Love the She Art Gal! I've had that book on my long, "want" list at Amazon! Was hoping Santa would say to go ahead and order my own gift but it didn't happen this year! Maybe I should use what I have first! LOL!
But, she's very nice, like the background also!! Still just adore all your boxes and furniture!!

Lynn said...

Looks like fun; and I like her something special about that skirt reminds me I think of my mother in the kitchen in the 1950's.

Charmingdesigns said...

you did a beautiful job. I took that class and have that book too...you are inspiring me to give it another go.

Sherri Mitchell said...

Oh she is fantastic! I love all the bright colors, and that she is a Rose Garden girl! Spring is definitely in the air!

Very beautiful and inspiring work - you are so inspiring Diane! xo

Geri Centonze said...

I love her Diane!

Art Play Today said...

Hi Diane, she's beautiful as all of your work is. Thank you so much for describing the book too. I think I'm going to purchase it! Your artwork really inspires me!

tina kirk said...

I got to get that book! Art how-to books are my favorite!

Cameron said...

I love the sides of your work as much as the fronts....no detail overlooked!
Wonderful, Diane!

Emelie said...

I like the title, I think people will see that and then look at the artwork and enjoy the piece even more. Creative arrangment of bits, they make me look longer, in fact it is the second time I have been here.

Piarom said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE her !!!!!

Becca said...

Hi Diane! I love that book, and have made a coupe of girls based on Julie's instructions...fun! You always do such a lovely job and I can see your own style come through. Love it!

Margo said...

She is cute cute cute! I'm going to check out that book, thanks!

wanda miller said...

what a FEEL this emotes diane! so cute, so rosy and can't stop finding all the little details! just love it! HAPPY ART it appears and i can smell the roses! xo

Faerie Moon Creations said...

She is simply lovely, Diane!!!! I love the rose motif!!! :) I haven't done this type of girl in awhile. But they are so much fun to create. So glad you have done another one!

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

WOW so many details I love that! Fabulous colorful creation. Another fantastic art work!
Have a nice weekend,
hugs Anja

Theresa said...

Oh how I have missed you! I haven't been blog hopping as much. I caught up with you today. I often wondered about that book. It will have to be on my to get list. So fun! I love how she turned out & all the beautiful art you have been creating. The coffee series too! Love! Happy 2012 Diane! xo

Lisa Graham Art said...

Hi Diane! It seems I have seen her book before..maybe at Barnes and Noble?

Your piece it so sweet...I love the pose you gave her! Very lady-like. She is now ready to go to tea.

Carrie Wachter~Martinez said...

Such pretty She Art! I am amazed how you put layers upon layers and create these wonderfully textured designs...love her dress! You inspire me to lay down the paintbrush and get more crafty with collage, scissor and glue..Have an inspired weekend :)

Netty said...

Oh wow this is gorgeous, great lady and wonderful background. Have never heard of this book and its definitely a must have........x

Buffy said...

I love this piece,the girl is adorable! Looks like it was a fun piece to do. I seen that book the other day,I just flipped through but didnt buy it,now you make me wish I did!

J. Beaudet said...

She's darling! I love it! I would love to try one of these:)
Jenniferxx

Tammie said...

thank you for sharing this book, it does sound full of wonderful information.

Your art is fabulous darling ;-)

Julie said...

she's beautiful!

Heather Jensen said...

OMGoodness! I love her. I am a cardmaker who recently got into mixed media. I have not shared any of that work on my blog because I feel it is still not so pretty. I took Christy's She Art class and was a little put off by the messy look and haphazard cutting. I will have to check this other lady out you are discussing. Thanks for some amazing inspiration. :)

LinkWithin

Related Posts with Thumbnails