Thursday, May 31, 2012

Red Riding Hood Revisited




A while back I posted about my wolf for a Little Red Riding Hood cane I was working on. Then there was nothing more about it.  Well I finished the cane and I just wasn't that happy with it.  I figured the best thing to do was to just step away from it for a while.  It worked.  When i created the pendant I didn't think that Red Riding Hood stood out enough from the background.  I decided to go around her and other things in the picture with a needle tool.  Then added a touch of paint.  The end result has a carved wood look to it.  I liked it.  For the necklace I made some beads that say " the sweetest tongue has the sharpest tooth".  Another pendant says "As you're pretty, so be wise; wolves may lurk in every guise".





I have plans for some more fairy tales.  My neice, Erin, has helped me with the sketches that I will be basing the canes on.  Stay tuned for those.

6 comments:

  1. Oh my goodness - this is truly amazing - you are SO TALENTED.

    Awesome

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  2. Wow! That is all, Wow!!! :)

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  3. I loved the carved effect the minute I saw it. I wanted it so badly. And I think what you did with the beads and words is brilliant.

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  4. Julie, it's simply fantastic! It's funny that you would share this today as I'm in the midsts of hopping around to see what everyone created for the "Challenge of literature" blog hop I just took part in. You're a sweet bonus round I guess :)

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