Friday, February 08, 2008

Matryoshkas

I bought a set of blank wood matryoshkas
on our vacation to San Diego last year
at an Urban Outfitters store
& I've been itching to paint them since...
but I was a wee anxious about starting.
I gave them a white base first
to make the colors nice and bright.
I'm painting them with acrylic paints
and lots of patience :)

35 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Julia said...

looks beautiful so far! i love your color palette right now.

2/08/2008 5:08 PM  
Blogger Kim H. said...

Holey Buckets...this is so cool! I love the first is gorgeous! Love the colors!

2/08/2008 5:23 PM  
Blogger Tami said...

This is fantastic! I love the idea of your little birds as matryoshkas. Perfect!

2/08/2008 5:43 PM  
Blogger Kara said...

Geninne, what a wonderful matryoshka - lovely colors as always! Can't wait to see how the others emerge. Que bella!

2/08/2008 7:15 PM  
Blogger jen said...

i love this little one... please tell me there will be a few in the etsy shop!

2/08/2008 10:19 PM  
Blogger berta leonor said...

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2/08/2008 10:57 PM  
Blogger Mrs. Durocher said...

They are awesome and I LOVE the colors. I have always wanted to get a set of blank matryoshka dolls to design myself.

2/09/2008 6:08 AM  
Blogger NANCY LEFKO said...

Oh my !!! Fabulous!! ....can't wait to see the whole set.

2/09/2008 10:02 AM  
Blogger Diana Sudyka said...

what a fun project to embark on. so cute!

2/09/2008 10:08 AM  
Blogger Mandy said...

GORGEOUS!!! And what a cool idea.

Do you mix your own colors or buy lots and lots of different color paint tubes?

2/09/2008 10:40 AM  
Blogger flora said...

It is so pretty! My friend at work also painted a whole set and they are super cute! I don't know how you guys did it... those curves are so hard to paint! Can't wait to see the whole set when you are done! :)

2/09/2008 2:21 PM  
Blogger Elizabeth said...

love it! i love you color palette!

2/09/2008 3:19 PM  
Blogger crystal driedger said...

Awesome! I wanted to do the same thing but need to find some blanks. Looks great, as always!

2/09/2008 4:05 PM  
Anonymous Anna said...

I love the first one. It looks so beautiful in your signature color scheme!

2/09/2008 8:37 PM  
Blogger tiel said...

i know how you feel. it is such a curved surface area so it feels quite strange to add all the detail on these blank dolls.

So far it is looking wonderful Geninne. Can't wait to see the end results.

birds and matryoshka's...perfect!

2/09/2008 9:31 PM  
Blogger Tor Hershman said...

You have extremely fine artwork/blog.

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2/10/2008 4:57 PM  
Blogger Adanda said...

I love the colors! Can't wait to see the rest...especially the littlest one :o)

2/10/2008 6:36 PM  
Blogger this chicken said...

I think your blog is fantastic and I constantly dream of having a studio just like yours! So pretty and funky!

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2/11/2008 6:48 AM  
Blogger Mart Bright said...

The little Matryoshka is sweet! I get so many ideas from your blog. Now I have to do a web search for them. They would look cool as owls ("kitty penguins," my husband calls owls) or penguins, don't you think?

2/11/2008 6:50 AM  
Blogger Sarah said...

Very nice work! What a great idea. I love Urban Outfitters

2/11/2008 6:27 PM  
Blogger  said...

sooo gorgeous! can't wait to see the others too!

2/12/2008 3:09 AM  
Blogger mangosteenskin said...

nice job! i love them.

2/14/2008 1:06 AM  
Blogger cosy up said...

Hi Geninne!

I've been visiting your blog for a long time as a source of inspiration - your work is so charming! I bought your Ask/Believe/Receive prints and adore them! Love this new project and can't wait to see how the other Matryoshka Birds turn out.

2/14/2008 9:58 AM  
Blogger Denise Scicluna said...

great work, all the little detail is amazing. the colours look lovely too, keep it up nice blog!

denise

3/18/2008 7:56 AM  
Anonymous Sallie said...

Your matryoshka is gorgeous! Do you have a site on etsy.com?

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