Sep 16, 2009

Happpy Wednesday . . .

Journey


copyright by Marsha Jorgensen 9/16/09. All rights reserved. You may NOT copy, print, download, or use this image in any way without my permission.
This is a large 8 x 10 collage using a face from kumareboo.etsy.com, a body from the Library of Congress, wings from greatmusings.com, and headpiece made from digitally layering a compass from designer Lorie Davison at Studio Lorie at Scrapbookgraphics.com. The blue frame, the text box frame, the suitcases, round boxes, and background are also from Lorie Davison. The background was made cutting apart by hand two copies of one background and gluing them together, with the sun and compass added digitally. The sun is from designer Lauren Bavin of Digital Scrapbook Place and the compass is from Lorie Davison. The jar is from designer Chelsea Parsons of Two Peas in a Bucket but was filled with hearts from designer Nicole Young of Digital Scrapbook Place. The other hearts are also
from Nicole Young. All designer pieces were purchased with a commercial license. The checked border is from Crowabout.etsy.com and was hand colored. Everything, including the borders and jar, were printed, hand trimmed, and most were hand colored to some degree with ink and pastel.

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Don't forget about the Blogversary celebration we're havin' here!
Comment this post (click on the words "this post") and you could win one of several prizes. So far the prize list includes the print on the original Blogversary post (the one you should comment) and a print of Pandora's Keeper. Today, I'm adding to the prize pile a bag of vintage ephemera!

24 comments:

Linda Cain said...

I really LOVE this piece! But for some reason, I love numbers on things. The Clock dials are wonderful!!!!!!

And the framing inside the piece is really nice....great job, as always....

Your Friend in ART,
Linda

Linda Cain said...

OK, duh, they aren't clock dials...they're compasses...for direction! I know. I need some Mercury!!!!!!!!

L

Jill said...

Your work is always worth a close look - inspirational

whymsicalmusings said...

WOW WOW WOW!!! I love the compass as the sun and the thought you put into this piece. OUTSTANDING!!!!
XXXOOO
Becky

Terri Kahrs said...

OMG! This is "outstanding", Marsha! I adore the tiny hearts in the jar - a definite stroke of brilliance!

Wow! Your celebration just keeps getting bigger and better! Hugs & Love, Terri xoxo

TheresainMS said...

Love this Marsha!!! The blog candy prize just keeps getting better and better. And you keep topping your previous piece; you definitely have a store of inspiration that I could use a bit of. Another great piece; absolutely lovely!!!

yoborobo said...

Perfecto! I love her! :)

lilylovekin said...

I love the quote, did you make that up? It is wonderful.

Leslie said...

Just lovely! And it's a wonderful quote!

sharon said...

Outstanding piece Marsha, so beautiful, and the words, so unique, and fitting..Your freakin amazing!!

Lorraine @ creativedaily said...

You have outdone yourself on this one Marsha!

WW said...

You seem to somehow outdo yourself with each piece.
Not only is this one lovely, but the words are especially touching to me this evening.

Gretz said...

Gorgeous. Your attention to detail is amazing! I just *LOVE* the hearts in the jar... the compasses in her hair... the composition 9 SUPERB!!

justagirl said...

this is just lovely!!! you are such a clever thing.

Laura Haviland said...

Marsha just adore this piece !!!
You are so awesome and just love your blog.
This is such fun.
Hugs, Laura.
This is so "funky" cool art.

Audrey said...

Gorgeous!

Theresa Grdina said...

Marsha: This is my favorite piece EVER! I LOVE IT!!!!!!! Please keep 'em coming!!!! Your fan,
Theresa

Lumilyon said...

Really moving in a new direction here! Very interesting indeed!

Cathy said...

Love, love, love it! But at first glance before seeing the enlarged photo, I thought she had curlers in her hair!! hehe
Great quote with it also.
I'm having a heck of a time getting your address my dear! I sent you an email and I left you a comment on a post several days ago. I have a piece of art that needs to be shipped to YOU, it's new owner. So email me your address please and it will be on it's way.
hugs,
cathy

julie Haymaker thompson said...

I know I will always have my eyes enchanted when I stop by your site!!!!

roc said...

what a wonderful piece of art marsha! love it!

Tolegranny said...

Marsha they are adorable. So funky and bright. I just can't pick just one.

Amy said...

hearts in a jar..what could be sweeter than that??? Wow, you always amaze me..your art is creative and inventive!!! I always enjoy coming by!!

AliMayes said...

As everyone else seems to have said before me - those hearts in a jar are what stands out for me although the whole thing is stunning!
Ali xx