Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Created ByHand Challenge - Hearts


There's something very comforting about the shape of a heart. I suppose that's why it is the symbol for love. I used hearts in a rather unusual way in this artist trading card. This girl is actually an illustrated character from a book. Being a librarian I go through LOTS of catalogues as I'm purchasing for my department. This wonderful image caught my eye on the cover of one of them. Isn't she grand? She is obviously singing with reckless abandon!! This is my entry for this week's Created ByHand challenge.

25 comments:

Femmy said...

this is great!! she really sings from the heart!!

Audrey said...

Gorgeous!

vintage wil said...

wow gorgeous card!!!

herminesplace said...

Love it, love it, love it!!!

Candy said...

Adorable! Love the string of hearts as she sings her special melody.
Candy

June said...

Oh i always adore your origninality. Love this one.
Great new background too
Hugs June x

Buffy said...

I really love this one. The image of the girl is adorable and I love the hearts.

Arteefaque: (är'tə-fākt') * said...

This is very nice. I like the reds in thi sone.

Kaz said...

fantastic image Heather, she is certainly singing from her heart, gorgeous artwork!

Lynn said...

Awesome! I love the hearts coming from her voice, the hat you gave her, oh , just everything :)

Tumble Fish Studio said...

I just commented on your OWOH post and had to come here too! I so, so love this piece - just a favorite of mine. Precious! And, it is fun to read that you are a librarian. I was a librarian for an elementary school for several years - just kinda retired (though I am only 43) last June. Again, it was fun to find you! I'll be back!
marsha

Jann said...

This is absolutely fantastic--it really made me smile!

Janny said...

It's gorgeous!

Stempelchaotin said...

OMG this is fantastic.
Brilliant image. I love it.

Faye said...

What a fabulous image! I love her in those cat-eye shaped glasses that were popular a few years back. This is such a darling card.

Kelly said...

great card

Ellen said...

so impressive you can only join in with the singing. lovely piece

Char said...

I can almost hear her over here. Love the image especially the cat eye glasses.

Evidence of an Artistic Life said...

Absolutely Fantastic Heather!!

Kathy said...

This is fantastic, love love love the glasses.

Lydia said...

This is just Darling! Lydia

Diane said...

This is fabulous, Heather!

nancy said...

Boy, I really love this one.

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Carol Stocker said...

Heather, this is SO CUTE!!! Such emotion on her face and I love her glases! Hugs, Carol