Tuesday, October 14, 2008

The one about goblins and haunted woods




New artwork.


Two spreads for Candice's book. The first was based on a page I found in an old 1920's primer....a poem about Nine Goblins. I thought that sounded like fun....making nine little goblins. The orange spatter came about from my getting a speck of orange paint on one of the little white dresses, and decided to just go on and spatter the whole thing. The other spread is a spooky wood with a Halloween-orange sky. I got the idea from a billboard I saw around here for a corn maze. The glitter crescent moon I did because I was inspired by a glittery moon I saw on Teresa's blog. :)
you can view close-ups here on my Flickr
Oh!! the bats on the bottom piece are actually ribbon---really cute puffy bat ribbon that I cut apart.

9 Comments:

Blogger Kimberly said...

waitaminute!
that second GORGEOUS image wasn't there yesterday! HOLY SMOKES! Those colors! Those "spooky woods"!!! WOW! You are now the Queen of Valentines & Halloween!!!
xoxo

8:20 AM, October 15, 2008  
Anonymous Jane said...

Marilyn - these are amazing!!! Such eye candy Love the little girl goblins and the orange spattered paint!!!

12:55 PM, October 15, 2008  
Blogger Lisa Cook said...

All of your spooky pages are so appealing, Marilyn! Thank you for sharing them with us. What fun you are all having as you exchange artistic treasures and techniques. I have always admired your work.

8:13 PM, October 15, 2008  
Blogger Dina said...

Spectacular!! How've ya been?

10:37 AM, October 20, 2008  
Blogger AmyB said...

Really amazing spreads! Thanks so much for sharing!

10:56 AM, October 20, 2008  
Blogger Liz Canaan Roberts said...

you make many amazing and beautiful wonderments. i found you through etsy shop local. (i live in herriman.)

good to see so many creative fellow utahns. you inspire me to get off my lazy toosh and create.
thank you.

9:04 AM, October 22, 2008  
Blogger Jaqi said...

These are great, really stunning work, Jaqi

2:42 PM, October 23, 2008  
Anonymous Lori Gardner said...

so fun to meet you last night...i didnt get to see your end result, so i hope you bring your project next class. hugs!

2:18 PM, October 24, 2008  
Anonymous Tammy said...

OHMYGOODNESS!! This is my first visit to your blog...WOW!! I LOVE your Halloween pages. So spooky! Definitely going to visit again!
Tammy

12:24 PM, November 15, 2008  

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