Monday, 14 February 2011

Romance

Well, of course, it had to be, didn't it?! Take a Word's word this week is romance. My piece is lightly based on the story of the Magic Flute, one of the first operas I saw, and the relationship between Papageno, the bird catcher, and Papagena.

Credits: Grasses - B Kerr; all other elements from T Baxter's 'Fall in Love' kit @ SBG

14 comments:

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a fantastic take on this theme and a wonderful card.

A Fairy Godmother said...

How interesting - I seem to have missed out on this fairy tale which is very remiss of me!

Yvonne said...

Love, love, love these two colours together, Jackie! Fabulous card.

Cheryl said...

oh just love this,the images and colurs toghether work a treat hugs cheryl xxxxx

Judy said...

Fantastic idea, Jackie, stunning design, love your take on romance!

Faye said...

Love your creativity, Jackie. The images and the background are just perfect for this theme of romance. Your colors are beautiful.

BLISS angels said...

I don't know this story but I'm going to look it up now... beautiful!

Katie said...

Those are the coolest bird people I've ever seen! And I like what you did with them!

Eila A said...

What a wonderful idea, Jackie - and your collage is really beautiful and original! I like your colours and your composition, and the characters are great.

Christine said...

What a beautiful pair of birds!

Lori Saul said...

What fabulous imagery! I have never heard of this story but am inspired by your beautiful art Jackie!

Taluula said...

Awww Jackie, I so hope your holiday to Egypt goes ahead. We have friends away at the moment and are waiting for what they tell us when they get back. You chose well when you chose Egypt for your theme, you are right it is HOT, HOT, HOT.

Keeping my fingers crossed for you.

Taluula said...

I love your wicked sense of humour Jackie, not to mention your very creative talent too. Brilliant colour combo.

Ozstuff said...

What gorgeous little "blackbirds". I love this one, Jackie. Absolutely beautiful and, of course, romantic. Great artwork.

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