Sunday, 29 June 2008

Gothic Arch Mermaids

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This week on the Gothic Arch Sunday Challenge the theme is mermaids..
Now with the recent ocean and seaside themes on my page how could I miss the opportunity. Thanks for pointing it out Gillian ;-)..

Here is My attempt. Its pretty much done with the same techniques as my last few bits.. except I Bought gold leafing so its COVERED in it lol!!!
Thanks again to http://www.scrapz.co.uk/ for all the beads, shells, flourishes and charms used.

32 comments:

  1. So rich -- just brings to mind treasures of the sea. Love the gold and the beads.

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  2. Absolutely stunning Arch, the texture, colour and everything are amazing.
    (Have to say, i was so pleased to finally find a fellow crafter from Edinburgh, hope we can meet some time, i love your stuff!)

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  3. Gorgeous, love the depth in it.

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  4. OH WOW ...... I JUST KNEW YOU HAD TO CREATE A PIECE FOR THIS THEME ... I'M SPEECHLESS (for once lol), AGAIN FANTASTIC DEPTH, COLOUR AND COMPOSITION TO THIS ARCH LOUISE X

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  5. So you just wonderful m'lady

    XX

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  6. I just found your blog while following some links and I think your artwork is very beautiful. I just love the textures and colors you use.

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  7. Zuzu...fabulous absolutely fabulous...I love all the different embelishments and added texture...I need to be a fly on the wall in your studio.

    I think yours is my fav!

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  8. This is so fantastic! All the glitter and gold is so beautiful. Gorgeous colors.

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  9. I just love your style and am having fun looking at it all. I have not yet attempted gold leaf, yours looks fantastic!

    Thank you for stopping by!

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  10. Oh my godness this is really stunning again. Brilliant work. Love this.

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  11. This is lovely. I love the colours and especially the glitzy bits.

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  12. beautiful work Z - check my blog out as Ive nominated you for a little award.

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  13. great work, this is really stunning

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  14. Hi Louise! Another stunning piece! Have a look at my blog - there's something for you!!
    love Alison xx

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  15. Louise - you deserve it - you have given me so much inspiration!! :0) xx

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  16. This is so gorgeous. The gold is simply captivating. What a sense of movement.

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  17. She looks a very sexy mermaid!

    xxxxxxxxx

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  18. A luscious piece of artwork! Very inspiring.
    Linda x

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  19. Fantastic... it is a Beautiful piece of work :) I love it.

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  20. Wow another truly stunning peice . Love your selling on ebay post items as well.
    Anyway good news Not only has your lovely peice been chosen as 1 of our favorite 15 at This thursday,
    but
    DA DA
    The randon number generator liked you as well
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  21. your arch is brilliant! gorgeous work, composition, images....love it!!!

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    Brillante weblog

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  23. fantastic piece..love the gold leaf effects ...

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  24. The richness of your mermaid arch is just breathtaking! I Love everything about this piece!

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  25. Hi Zuzu,
    I am giving you this Brillante Weblog Award. So please come by my blog to pick it up. Thanks for sharing your fabulous art with us.

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  26. Just my cuppa....stunning work Louise...stunning.

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  27. This arch is absolutely stunning! With all of the rich detailing that you added, it definitely is a treasure from the sea. The addition of the small prisms along the bottom really sets it all off. What a beauty!

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