Saturday, 10 October 2015

Moo Mania and Face sketch

Happy weekend-hope you will have a great one. Thank you for calling in to Jumbled Crafts and making my day.
I thought it was about time I upped my game and joined in a few more challenges and maybe even something a bit different for me so hopefully I have managed to do that with one of these challenges.

At Moo Mania and More the challenge is Show Patterns. You don't even have to add a Moo if you don't want to so what could be simpler.

I covered a tin with patterned paper than decorated with 3 Moos that I decorated in drawn patterns and added a warning to leave my brushes alone as they seem to be used for anything but what I want them for.

Here is the coffee tin before the transformation

Now for a new venture for me. At Kim Dellow Show Your Face blog you can post a face you have created and the new week starts every Friday. I see a lot of my blog friends post there and I so admire the way they create faces. I try to make a beautiful face with a few strokes and fail miserably. I like to study faces on trains or buses and do a quick sketch then try to recall what they looked liked and sketch them at a later date.

http://www.kimdellow.co.uk/search/label/Show%20Your%20Face


This was a young man in a group of four on the train on Wednesday. They were going to a meeting I imagine as they talked little and concentrated on their laptops. This young man was looking at me at one point and smiled which gave me a chance to do a quick outline. I am sure he won't recognise himself from my charcoal and soft pastel chalk sketch but I did enjoy doing it.

Love Chrissie xx





19 comments:

  1. I love your super brush tin! Thank you so much for joining Moo Mania & More with it Chrissie! ♥♥♥
    I love that you even glued on Moo sized papers for the writing....BRAVO!
    It's fun to make sketches in the train.. I tried it just one time .. my sketches were miserable... I think your man looks really good - his eyes are beautiful and you did a great work with the shading as well!

    Hope you will show us more faces in the future! Looking forward to them!

    oxo
    Susi

    Happy weekend Chrissie!

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  2. Fabulous tin and patterns Chrissie - good luck with getting anyone to take notice of the request. My husbands ignores the sign I put on my craft room door and sneaks in to do his model railway stuff.

    Fantastic face - and a male one too - bravo! I love this - he has a wonderful expression and great eyes.

    Have a lovely weekend ... Gill xx

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  3. Fantastic brush tin, great idea for Moo, thanks for joining us there. And nice to see you joining in at Show your face with that handsome male sketch. Have a great weekend, hugs, Valerie

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  4. Such a great way to keep your brushes safe Chrissie ! Love it ! Have a lovely week-end Sweetie ! Hugs, blessings and love from Catherine

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  5. Love your colourful brush tin Chrissie. Your young man's face looks fantastic, he looks so happy and you can see it in his eyes.
    Yvonne xx

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  6. What an amazing piece of re cycling!! So colourful and pretty! Love your friendly face also!!

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  7. Beautiful and inspiring creations Chrissie. These are really lovely.xx
     {The Journey Is The Start  aNNie  my personal blog}

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  8. Love your fabulous and colorful recycling tin, Chrissie. And your new face is amazing, his eyes are very expressive. Super!
    Have a lovely Sunday!
    Hugs, Mar

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  9. Great transformation of your coffee tin and fab storage for your brushes. You face is fabulous too xx

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  10. Fantastic altered coffee tin, great idea for storage. Your face is very well done. Happy Sunday, xx

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  11. That's a colorful and very practical brush holder you made. I love the people watching sketch that you made while riding in the train. Blessings, my friend!

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  12. A wonderful brush tin, Chrissie. Fantastic face

    Thank you for joining us at MOO MANIA & MORE

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  13. Love the tin - what a transformation! I love to imagine you sketching on the train and the face is beautifully drawn.

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  14. I wouldn't dare touch your brushes now they are in such a fabulous container!! I love your face - maybe I will be brave enough to show one of my attempts one day!! Chrisx

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  15. Wonderful tin! I made one recently (mine was smaller) and I still have 2 to go. I am so impressed at your face drawing, especially with live models and from memory. Keep it up!

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  16. Wow! Great face! Men are difficult to draw--and with facial hair and all! You did great. Keep on sketching and you will get happier and happier with your results. Have a great day!

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  17. Great altered tin for your brushes - maybe I should go for a large container like this - my brushes now spread into four different jam jars and normal sized cans!

    Your face is fantastic - full of character, with the light of the smile reaching his eyes, and the shading gives it great depth and dimension.
    Alison xx

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  18. Yay Chrissie! Welcome to the facers. It is so great to have you on board and I love that you are linking up to Show Your Face, so hope that we will see more. Wonderful face and I love his smile, I have not dared to try smiles yet, they are hard and you completely nailed it! Great work and I adore your 'Hands Off My Brushes' LOL! Thank you for linking up to Show Your Face and for the shout out too. Kx

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Thank you for all of your comments. Reading them brings precious moments. Isn't it great to be able to be in touch with so many nice people in this way.