Monday, August 08, 2011

Tin Box

Tin Box
Elastoplast
Vintage tin box that I've been working on for a very special friend.
I'm using Windsor & Newton Artists' oil colours
in case you wanted to know ;)

25 Lovely Comments:

Blogger Gustavo Aimar said...

Uuuuhhhh... hermoso!!! Cuándo podré visitarte y llevarme algo? je je

8/08/2011 7:41 AM  
Anonymous Rendell said...

That's one lucky friend. It's great to bring new life to old things.

8/08/2011 7:44 AM  
Blogger tinajo said...

It´s very pretty! :-)

8/08/2011 8:42 AM  
Blogger Vicki K. said...

Ohhhhhh...this is so wonderful! Love the contrast of the rustic and the new bird.

8/08/2011 8:43 AM  
Anonymous suzanne b. said...

Geninne, the box is GORGEOUS! What a cool idea.

8/08/2011 9:01 AM  
Blogger Sabine said...

the result is really beautiful !

8/08/2011 10:03 AM  
Blogger The Ponycats said...

I love it! It looks beautiful and one of a kind (:
I see a comment in spanish, hablas español?
- Sandra Ponycat

8/08/2011 11:13 AM  
Blogger demie said...

Hallo Geninne,
i have been visiting you blog for quite a while now. i need to tell you that i just love your work but these birds of yours have a special place in my heart : )
greetings from norway

8/08/2011 11:56 AM  
Blogger barbara@sparrowavenue said...

cool idea

have you worked in oils before?
how do you like them?
way different from wc

8/08/2011 12:01 PM  
Blogger Lili said...

beautiful! so vintage and romantic...

8/08/2011 1:06 PM  
OpenID Cozy Memories said...

gosh, your birds are always so perfect
even with oil paints (never tried but I bet I'd be rubbish at it)
the colors pop so well on the aged box, lovely !!
oxox

8/08/2011 1:15 PM  
Blogger Margie Oomen said...

that beautiful box will make some birdie lover very happy:)

8/08/2011 1:36 PM  
Anonymous Denice (inkstitch) said...

*Of course* we wanted to know! ;)

Lovely, as always.

8/08/2011 1:37 PM  
Blogger taylor elyse said...

a perfect treasure of a gift :)

8/08/2011 1:43 PM  
Anonymous Green Mountain Realty said...

I love vintage stuff and am crazy about the birds, great job.

8/08/2011 2:17 PM  
Blogger Paoo said...

you're a genius. this is my e-mail: pao.lin_r@hotmail.com. can you give me art lessons? I want to draw like. I'm from Uruguay, I take english classes. If something in my comment is wrong sorry ;).

8/08/2011 3:20 PM  
Anonymous Emily said...

That's beautiful!

8/08/2011 4:02 PM  
Anonymous Marie said...

Care to share the oil colors you use the most..??......i bought all the watercolors you use and am very happy with all of them!! Would love to know your favorites....thanks for sharing all you work....you are amazing

8/08/2011 5:12 PM  
Blogger Angie said...

What a lovely contrast of colours! :)

8/09/2011 6:26 AM  
Blogger Karla of Dreamaginarius Arts said...

I want one :) simple and gorgeous!

8/09/2011 3:12 PM  
Anonymous privatdetektiv said...

As per my view it is perfect treasure of a gift. Awesome combination of new and old colour.
I like the softness, also it is eye catching photograph.

8/10/2011 12:25 AM  
Anonymous first responder first aid kit said...

Contrast colours you use is totally new and really superb work. At first eye, it seems as a real, very hard to believe that it is artificial.

9/11/2011 9:21 PM  
Anonymous codice sconto said...

The old box you make new with excellent art. Blue bird is also my favorite, I found your blog from collection of bird 's blog. Using less colour in any art is always beautiful.

12/03/2011 2:00 AM  
Blogger Mokshara ga said...

This is nice post

If you want to see the Art box. It is an ancient box, having 400 years and more of age.

If you want to see the old coin collections.

Arts Collection of India

5/05/2013 9:32 AM  
Blogger Louie Donovan said...

so pretty, I would love to have this kind of tin boxes as pencil or jewelry holder.

custom made tins

12/27/2013 1:14 PM  

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