Thursday, August 4, 2011

Meet Sassy

Sassy started out as a page from my crafting dictionary published in 1943. I usually like to try and line up the head of my people with a fun word on the page. That is how I have decided to name my people. I was a little tired when I started this girl, so I forgot to do that :(

Here is the outline of her body and the dress I made for her on some tracing paper (hence the light lines). 

Here is Sassy all dressed up and ready to go.  

I went back and added a purse to the original. 

Once I have finished with most of the dressing and what not, I like to scan them and add text.  

Then I print it out and add a few more touches.

Sometimes it works out, and sometimes it doesn't. The printed version isn't always as vibrant, so sometimes I repaint, or color the background. 

I am still playing around with the best way to shrink them down so I can make prints, bookmarks, cards, etc from the original.  If you have any tips on programs that work well (and are free) I would love to hear about them!

Thanks for stopping by :)

p.s.- Feel free to use my images as you would like. If you make money from them, great job! Let me know how so I can make some too :)

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