Friday, August 13, 2010

"A Caterpillar With Cross Stitched Border"













What better way to follow my Butterfly pages than to paint a caterpillar. I also decided to do a little cross stitching along the edges of the right page to create a textured border. I found this image in a magazine of a beaded bracelet that swirled around like a caterpillar and thought hmmmm that would be cool to transform this bracelet into a caterpillar!! Well..... I did just that and here she is(O:

Have a great Friday everyone!!

25 comments:

  1. This is absolutely gorgeous, what an amazing idea. Beautiful colours too. xx

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  2. Rebecca, This little guy is so adorable, thanks for showing us the pic-by-pic progression. The cross-stitching finishs it off so well!

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  3. This is the most creative caterpillar I've ever seen !! Have a wonderful Friday !

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  4. So Clever! I love the cross stitch around the border.

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  5. I really like watching the progression. Love the purple and green combo too. Clever, clever.

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  6. Mr. Caterpillar is the perfect addition to follow your butterfly pages! You are so creative, Rebecca! Again, I LOVE your color pallette, and the cross-stitched border is an awesome addition. Love how you've shown the progression of this spread! Wishing you a wonderful weekend!!!

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  7. Thanks for visiting my blog and for your lovely comments. It's v nice to visit your blog too - it's a riot of colour! I'm loving your butterfly pages :-) Kate

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  8. It's wonderful Rebecca! I put the same jewelry piece in my journal...weird, huh?
    The colors are my fave and the cross stitching is so creative! WoW! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  9. Adore your latest creation! Very creative, clever and so unique!!! It is so fascinating to see the steps portrayed here in this post. Thank you for your sweet visit to my niche in blogland. Have a great weekend. ~ Angela

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  10. I love that you worked in some needlework!

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  11. Your caterpillar is fabulous!! He would definitely rival the caterpillar in Alice!!

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  12. You are seriously talented, Rebecca!! Who would have thought to take a bracelet photo and turn it into a caterpillar! It's your artistic eye at work!! And love the pages from yesterday too :D

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  13. You make me see everything in a different way Rebecca! I love this. I used to cross stitch as a child so it reminds me of that. I really like following your process so thanks for taking so many pictures and sharing how you arrive at a wonderful piece like this one.

    Inspired yet again!

    Smiles

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  14. What a process! Fantastic results!

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  15. Ingenious! Thanks for reminding me to really look at things and always to look for others things.
    Happy days,
    Joanie

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  16. Very, very, V_E_R_Y Cool Caterpillar!!! Love his luscious colors, and your creative edge of cross stitching - yummy texture!!! Happy Weekend! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  17. HE IS ADORABLE!! You are having way too much fun over here. Thanks for making me smile after my wrestling match. I bet he shows up again in your art- he's too cute to have only one. I LOVE, love the colors - that's the colors I started with in my last portrait.

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  18. Just returned from a wonderful week in the mountains. This is absolutely wonderful, I love the colors and the movement in these pages.

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  19. Rebecca;
    I can't believe you took a picture of a bracelet and made it into the cutest caterpillar ever!!! This is so fun - I bet your 8 year old class would get a kick out of this! I love seeing your process too because I can never get my mind around the whole beginning with a background and turning it into a fabulous piece of art the way you do!
    You are the best!

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  20. Oh ya... the border looks awesome. I started druelling when I saw this technique on Ingrid's site!

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  21. This is fabulous, it's always fascinating to see how other people create, thanks for sharing.

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  22. Fabulous! I love the way you built it up. Caterpillars and butterflies facinate me .. I wrote a story about them - if you'd like to read (http://gypsyexpress.com/?p=88).

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  23. Hi Rebecca
    I thought I had commented on this but it must be lost in cyberspace.
    I LOVE your caterpillar, the colours, the doodling, the technique. You are just so clever using the magazine in this way
    Lee:)

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  24. So cute and creative, I love it! And thanks for the step by step process, It's so much fun to how a piece of art was made. Oh and love the stitching on the edges too!

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