Wednesday, October 26, 2011

SNOW LADY

It might seem like I'm making these snow folk up really quickly but truth be told they seem to be taking forever. The humidity and temperature in my work shop must be all wrong for drying because the pieces I started on nearly two weeks ago are just barely getting to the point where some of them are ready for painting. This is the second snow person in my new series and since I really do like this new style I hope to get a few more done before the online Christmas craft show.

Where the last one was painted in warm colors I opted to paint this one in what I feel is a more traditional color scheme.


I love her happy face.


and what a cute profile



She even has a waist line.


To me snowmen and women seem to be such happy folk.



After painting her using three shades of blue and a bold splash of a gold for her scarf and mittens I used a walnut stain to give the piece an aged appearance then  I brushed white pearl over the entire figure.  It's hard to see in the photos my little snow gal almost looks like she's made of metal. Usually my figures appear to be carved from wood so this is a bit different.



I think this little snowman and my newest piece make a cute couple don't you? 

I hope you enjoyed seeing my newest little snow person. I really enjoyed working on her and speaking of work I should get back to it.

As always, thanks for stopping by.


17 comments:

The Bear's Blog said...

Not just a couple couple - TOO CUTE.

Hi, Miss Maddyrose.

Um, it's humid at the North Pole? Really? I was hoping it was snowing like crazy up there. Gee, even here in the USA it's snowing in Colorado.

Heaps of Hugs
Prudence

Raggedy Creations said...

These are so pretty. Is paper mache clay hard to work with.

Felicia

Jo said...

They are lovely as is your blog! Thank you kindly for dropping by my Halloween party post :o)

Katy Cameron said...

Oh I love that wee face too, she looks so happy!

Wsprsweetly Of Cottages said...

Maddyrose..your sweet little snow people are adorable. You do such a good job. I have to smile when I see the count down to Christmas..my most favorite holiday.
Do you decorate HUGE for Christmas? I'm afraid I do! Even after all the children left home..and I enjoy every single moment.
Love to you this beautiful day!
Mona

Colony Mountain Stitcheries said...

Maddy, Each time you post a new creation, I think it is my favorite...well, here's another favorite! I am also glad to know we can expect a Belsnickle or two before Christmas!

Christel Hutson said...

Oh Maddy, I just love this snow lady! Such a sweet face.. I think it takes a very special talent to make a seeminly simple snowman/or snowlady have a personality. One might think aww..this is easy, but giving them each their own snowsonality would prove to be challenging I'm sure. to give every one their own special face..now thats talent, and YOU my dear, have tons of that! These are Charming, with a capitol CHARM!! xoxo Christel

Kays Kids said...

This little sown girl is special. I love her smiling face. Yes I think I like the cool colours on snow people better. You are at the North Pole, so I wonder what the people up in the cold land think?
Hugs
Kay

Carrie'sCreations said...

Snowmen, women, snowpeople, are my favorite!! I just love decorating with them. They are just perfect! Such a beautiful job:)

Diane MacNaughtan * Dianie Mac * said...

Maddy,
They are the sweetest little snowman & snow girl ever.
I love their sweet expressions on their faces & the colors are beautiful.

~Diane

Lisa said...

Oh I love the smowmen...womman!!!lol! mine are either or! And yes, I understand the drying thing. It's taking weeks instead of days for the mache to dry.

I'll be back,
hugs,
Lisa

Holiday Sparkle - Cyndi LaChance said...

Adorable snow people!!! It's cold outside right now in MA and this makes me wish for snow!

Jan said...

Sweet! They have good attitude maybe because they know life is short and needs to be lived happily and fully! Well done, I do love their smiling faces.

JDConwell said...

I love your snow-people! That new technique you're using--it works! :~)

Ascension said...

Me encantan esas caritas tan felices!!!
besitos ascension

Maggie said...

Love your snow woman, sis! And yes, they do make a very cute couple. I love the finish on them.

Mina said...

Oh, this snow lady is lovely indeed! She has the sweetest face and I love her outfit. A waist line? Ooh-la-la - That is sure to get Mr. Snowman's attention. Maybe they could have a sweet little snow baby. ;-)