Yesterday was Halloween and look who was out trick or treating? My 6 mo old grandson, Jake dressed as a monkey with his little monkey pal. What a cutie pie!
I was going to post my latest witch but after looking at her, I felt she needed some spiders. I had shopped for them but couldn't find any I liked so I made some out of beads and wire. Here she is, the Ghost Witch. I was going to call her Ghastlea, but I think Arachnia better suits her. Her skirt was misted with Gold Perfect pearls in water and then the webs were outlined with Gold, Silver, and Crystal Stickles. I also used perfect pearls on her hair to add a little glimmer but applied it with Perfect Medium. Her jacket is white velvet that was colored with Alcohol inks. Love how they don't change the hand of the fabric. She has three underskirts on, first one of glitter tulle, then a slip of feathers, and another one of glitter tulle. I had to make her legs twice - I used a halographic lame that turned out to be more fragile than I thought it would be so I remade them with an iron on interfacing backing. Don't you love that little skull and bones charm at her neck? I didn't even know I had it until I started looking for a spider! Her head is recycled cloth over clay over cloth and then I put messy mix (see Deanna's blog here First time I tried it and not sure I will do it again - too much sanding! but interesting.