Behind the art: you & me

You and Me finalI made this little piece for my dear friend C’s birthday, which is today. I even got to give it to her in person when we were in Baltimore, a rare treat for me.

It is a small but thick piece of foam core board.  I covered it in papers that spoke “friendship” to me and rolled on paint in translucent colors I thought C would like.

Friends baseFriends_papers Friends_papers and paints

Then I drew the two girls, added text stickers, a bit of texture, and finished it off with some rub ons and doodling.

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You and Me blog sizedYou and me textureYou and me bling

You and me cornerHappy birthday, C!

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5 Responses to Behind the art: you & me

  1. christina says:

    thanks so much, my dear one–i love love love my personalized and heart-made gift! and i keep moving it around: first i had it on my night stand so i would see it when i woke up; then i moved it to the living room because i spend so much time there; then i took it to work to remind me that there’s a whole wonderful world outside of my office. and now it’s back on my night stand. 🙂 i take it (and you, of course) with me always. many, many thanks for all the love and care you packed into a small, beautiful square! love you!

  2. Deborah says:

    This is such a sweet gift of friendship! I love your artwork!
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  3. Janice says:

    what a beautiful way to tell someone how important they are to you. Lovely.
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  4. What a great gift!

  5. Naomi says:

    I forgot to tell you how much your comment means to me. I love picturing you taking this from place to place. xoxo

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