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Saturday, October 29, 2011

Colleen's pages by Charlyn

Since Colleen's was a fairy tale book and she kind of followed that theme with her own projects I decided to do the same. After reading the stories (which I don't recommend, btw) I chose the one picture in the book with a horse on it and decided to pretty much ignore the story and just illustrate the good part of the fairy tale: where the handsome prince rescues the fair maiden from a life of drudgery and carries her off to the castle to live happily ever after. This is the little cabin in the woods where she toiled her days away...

This is the cold forbidding castle he was taking her to (but of course their love will fill it with laughter and joy(hehe))

"oh my love, I've waited for you for a life time! please take care of me and never let my dainty slipper touch the ground again" (simper, simper, coo, coo)

The whole shebang... hope you like it, Colleen!


Colleen Anderson said...

My dear Char...OMGOMGOMG!!!!!
I am BLOWN away by what you have doen!!! Super fantastic! Okay, NOW I will make myself get started on my part of Denise's book...have been hemming and hawing around and see that it is truly time to begin.

Thank you my artsy friend! Love it!

JodyC said...

Char! Outstanding creativity!

Nicki Lee said...

Axel, you are going to flip when you see this for real! I was in awe of how it was all cut out and put together ! Awesome job Charlyn!!

Kathi said...

OMG. I am truly impressed by your project Charlyn. This is a masterpiece! I can't wait to see it and show it to my daughter, who has also taken up altering books.
Also, love your narration!

Denise said...

Char - your talent is amazing! Can't wait to see this one in person!