July 12, 2010

I splurged on this…..



 Last week when Artist- Rebecca Anthony put her Daisydoll Goddess Postcards up for sale I had to get them.  These are the most beautiful, most colorful, most interesting faces I’ve ever seen.  It was hard for me to pick my favorite, but the one pictured above would be on my Most Favorite List, Most Viewed List, Most Colorful List, Most Interesting List….yep, all my lists, she’d be there.  I was astounded to realize that Rebecca does all this by hand, with her paints.  When I first came across her faces, I thought she had used some photo-editing.  But no, that’s not the case.  She just has a super steady hand.  I adore her use of colors.  Probably because she seems to be a big fan of REDS & GREENS….just like me! 

She has made some really awesome things from her Goddess series.  Hairbrushes, pendants, postcards.  You’ve got to see for yourself, check out her etsy shop at www.daisydolls.etsy.com

And for your viewing pleasure, more pictures of Rebecca’s Daisydoll Goddess postcards.


I thought they’d look real nice hanging from my Ikea Deka Curtain Wires that I have hanging in my studio.


As an added bonus, you’ve got to see the back of these postcards.  This is the blueprint, if you will, of her faces.  Such a cool feature for Rebecca to include.  Because after she’s painted all those layers, it’s hard to see how these Goddesses got started.


Now, do you see what I mean?   Do you see what all of the fuss was about??


lori vliegen said...

oh my goodness....these are fabulous!! they look really cool in their drawn state, but wow.....can she really kick it up a notch with her painting!!! i'm so glad that you treated yourself to these! and they look super hanging on your ikea wire!! xox, :))

Darnita said...

Those postcards are definitely worth the splurge. I'm in awe over her technique.

Rebecca Anthony said...

Eden........I'm blushing!!! You are so sweet to speak of me and my work this way(O: Your photos look great and they look so cool hanging from a wire!!! THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Jeanne Nelson said...

O, Eden, aren't the gorgeous! I, too, had to have a set of them, as I fell in love with Rebecca's work at first sight. She is AMAZINGLY Talented! I love them hanging in your studio against the green wall, too, ;).

Marthann's Musings said...

Oh Wow Eden, these are amazing. I just love it. So bright and wonderful. Going to have to check Rebecca out.
Also, thanks for the tip on my blog. Will go there and see if that helps.

Janet said...

Wow! Absolutely gorgeous!!

pammyjo said...

Absolutely fabulicious! (a family word, lol) Her work is amazing and your IKEA hang wire is super for these. Thanks for sharing. I love love love your art too. I can't not visit. Have a great rest of the week. :)

Eileen Bergen said...

Oh my - those are gorgeous! Don't they just make you proud to be a woman?

gypsy said...

Eden, Those are definitely your colors! Fantastic find, such lovely goddesses!

Serena said...

WOW!!! Those postcards are AMAZING!

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