Tuesday, December 17, 2013

the reason for the season


When I first saw the tangle pattern 'Mooka' demonstrated I was struck by the basic simplicity, the continuity of the line, and how it flowed together. It also struck me that it looked a little like a nativity scene, so I wanted to wish you all holiday greetings by playing up that idea. My 'Mooka' has three heads with halos, to represent Joseph, Mary and the baby Jesus. I only tangled the halos with a metallic gold gelli roll pen and added some highlights and shadows to keep the basic theme as simple as possible. (I started with a blue round cut from posterboard.)

May you all enjoy a blessed and very happy holiday.

5 comments:

  1. I really like this, Sue. Simple, yet meaningful. Thanks for sharing.

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  2. Oh my goodness Susan,.........this is my Favorite!!!!! It reminds me of the statue of the Holy Family, that kind of all becomes one, just like your Mooka, Holy Family!!!! I might have to try this one. I love Mooka to top it off!! Really,.... I just LOVE this masterpiece!!!! Beautifully done!! (I think I'll have my Holy Family done soon, it's a gift , but I may add it to the Diva Challenge too!) Merry Christmas and A Blessed New Year!!! :0) Peace be Yours

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  3. Very creative ! It would be lovely on a Christmas card.

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  4. How unique! I love it. All the best to you and your family in this Holiday Season.

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  5. So very, very beautifu! I wish you a blessed Christmas too.

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