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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Blog Give Away and A Different Kind of Alice

Alice ATC

This ATC was made for TGIF's Alice in Wonderland theme. The central image was given to me over a year ago by my dear,sweet student Anastasia, who said it looked just like something I would use. I've been saving her for just the right collage, Anastasia. Alice's eyes and lips were already technicolor, and I enhanced them a little more with Prismacolor. Face and hair are acrylic paint and black Pentel gel pen. Peonies are courtesy of Whiteflower Farm's Fall 2009 catalog, and the hat, playing card, and doodles are my own work.

The winner of my Dia de los Muertos journal page is Jennifer at NOLAA Gallery in Ohio. If you've never been to her blogs, you're in for a treat. Her gallery is full of fantastic work by so many diverse artists, and you can see Jennifer's own glorious folk art at her blog Gallery Girl. Thank you all for stopping by and sharing this special Dio de los Muertos with me.

Love,
Alberta

14 comments:

Staci Danford said...

AS always.. such insight into art, life, and emotion.. Who knows maybe they are all the same thing. Just love it.
Staci

Lumilyon said...

You always make the diverse elements of your collage sing together so beautifully. This is a fresh, contemporary take on the Alice theme. Great stuff x

~Barb~ said...

Wow! Once again, you've blown me away. I love this so much. When you alter images, you do it in such a way that it just grabs me. You make me want to be friends with Alice!
Peace & Love,
~Barb~

Femmy said...

love it!! great piece!

Sandy said...

OMG what an amazing and incredible piece. So colorful and magical. Love them.

Thanks Alberta for your Alice piece to TGiF.

Martina2801 said...

This is delightful.
Fantastic work! I love it.

Chris said...

This really pops off the page. I like it.

Julia said...

Yes different from all the entries and I love this Alice! Beautiful colors!

Terri Kahrs said...

Alberta, your contemporary version of Alice Rocks The House!!! She's vibrant, colorful and magical. Hugs, Terri xoxo

indybev said...

What a wonderful fresh look at the tired old Alice theme! This is simply Alberta magic yet again.

Taluula said...

Alberta, this is an Alice to die for. Brilliant my friend.

Kim Mailhot said...

Love traveling down the rabbit hole with you and your beautiful vision, Alberta !
Have a great week !

Barb said...

Oh my goodness! I just love your work! It is so vibrant...not onluy in colour but in it's whole concept!

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