Tuesday, May 13, 2008
matryoshka's on the go
Thought I'd share some pictures of a couple of little tops I'm finishing off today and how they progress from sketches to the final pic.
I originally sketched the matryoshka for Tully but since she only wears dresses it's no use painting tops for her as they just get covered up. We did have a few tears today as she really wanted one of the tops, even though I told her they would be too small, so it has been agreed I will paint one on a dress for her.
So first a couple of little applique tummies.
Followed by a sketch of the doll's outline.
And then the paint. I like to do about 3 layers of paint and then add the fine details last. I had hoped to be at the stage of final details completed by now but Asher decided he didn't want to sleep today and has only just gone down for a sleep at 5pm. Oh well.... there's always tomorrow. Which is when I will hopefully be listing these two little lasses.
Along with one of my favourite stencil designs. Asher has had quite a few tops with this design on them, I like it a lot.