The theme this week over at thethreemuseschallenge.blogspot.com ……………… is fish.
As usual for me another slippery (excuse the pun ) subject, my little brain was teeming ( groan) with ideas. Took a while to get going but once I started I ended up with a whole shoal …..( more puns)of them.
I couldn’t decide which I liked the best so I enlisted the help of my husband and my youngest son who both gave me differing opinions. I even showed them to Bailey and Rosy ( the dogs ) in a desperate attempt to get a majority vote , but no I’m in their bad books due to too much blogging and not enough cuddling !
I did in the end what I normally do under these circumstances ignored everyone and uploaded two of them .
Maybe you can help me …………..
I used these beautiful Japanese images that I printed onto acetate and placed underneath some lovely embossed thick gold paper, the first image I backed onto black card stock and as you can see the second one I framed.
Hope you like them.
hello dolly!!!I happen to love anything asian and wood block prints especially. Beautifully framed!!
So rich, Marie! My fave is the first one, but it was hard to pick just one 🙂
I agree, it was hard to choose. I think I prefer the first, but the framing of the second! Love the golden effect. Thanks so much for sharing with us this week at Three Muses!
They are both beautiful, couldn't possibly help you here as love them both….. Annette x
They are both awesome! I would pick the first one..no maybe the second..nope try entering both!
Hi Marie, they are both beautiful and I like both for different reasons. Like Donna says, maybe you should enter both. Elizabeth xx
These are both fabulous, would not could not choose XOXO Zoe
Wow, Marie, both are fabulous! I'd go on and frame the first one too. They look like they can be displayed together well.
Beautiful artwork Marie…I prefer the framed one myself…I think the white mat makes the whole thing pop…excellent job!!
Me again, Marie. Just want you to know I have posted my 7 things on my blog if you are interested.http://hastingshall2.blogspot.com/2011/03/award-from-marie-of-greece.html
Great work, Marie! I love both, but the framed one is probably my first pick.
They are both very elegant and decorative. Thanks God you couldn't choose, this way we could know both. By the way, I prefer the second one.
Oh (groan) cannot make a decision as they are both beautiful. Can you enter both of them? You have such talent – I love visiting you and seeing what you make.
Love the framed fish Marie!! That's a beautiful technique! Thanks for the reminder!!
JUST….. PERFECT ! LOVE BOTH … !!!!!!!!!!!!!
They are both so beautiful!
Love the first one, so rich…!
Hi Marie! I love the second one – it has more complete look. Good luck with the challenge. hugs, kissinia
They are both fantastic Marie.Regards Florence.
Holy roe (I thought it was applicable!! some how beef doesn't cut it)gorgeous art…..I am drooling over the second one, black and white and a touch of gold are pure elegance!!fabulous job!
Just a fantastic fish, it looks great.
Ahhh, they are both MAGNIFICENT and I'm so glad you showed us both! If I have to choose I choose the first probably because mounting it on black just tipped the scales (ooooops a pun)!
I think you have been fishing for compliments lol, the first one is definitely the best, I'd give it first plaice, but seriously this really caught my eye, it stands out a mile x