Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Take a look at that W.I.P.!


W.I.P.

Work In Progress


I mentioned yesterday that I wanted to start sharing a little more of the process. This plate is about half done. I'm hoping if it turns out the way I anticipate that it will be a new pattern. I landed a great deal on these large (12", I think) tin ABC plates in bulk, and there is no way I can paint them all myself. So this is the first of a couple different patterns in the works for this surface. This one will feature a Belsnickle style Santa.

I really wanted to show you just how....ummmm....simple (OK- ugly!) a strictly base-coated surface can look (not to mention how much you really needed to see how a neat and tidy workspace should look, right?). It's the details that make a piece click- at this point Santa's eyes are a little scary and the sheep taking a stroll with him is merely a few pencil marks. Hopefully I will get some work done tomorrow and you will be able to see the finished piece...hopefully he'll be a wee bit more handsome tomorrow! Either way, I will post an end-of-day picture.
To be Continued....



4 comments:

shweetpotato said...

Ill keep checking in to see how this works out hehe, love your blog and that bell is FAB!!!! Carm

Flora said...

Stephanie your folk art is wonderful, I don't know which one I like the best..Wish I had money to burn!
Many Blessings,Flora

Steph said...

Thank Carm! Those bells are fun aren't they...I'll be doing LOTS more of them...

Steph said...

Thank you Flora! Boy do I know that feeling...never enough $$ to go around!