Sunday, November 1, 2009

"Odalisque" Lord Frederick Leighton- Gothic Arch

This is my entry for the Gothic Arches challenge this week using an image from Lord Frederick Leighton -his "Odalisque" done in 1862. This is a handmade arch, embellished with feathers, beads and a few digital butterflies added!

29 comments:

  1. So creative... which reminds me... I would be delighted to bestow upon you the Kreativ blogger award. Just pop along to collect!
    http://all-the-wright-stuff.blogspot.com/2009/10/awarded-to.html

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  2. Wow, what a stunning arch! ove the colouring and composition, complex yet making a perfect whole. Great work!

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  3. What a divinely embellished arch...fabulous background, too!

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  4. Gorgeous, Lori! Feather really adds to it.

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  5. Your arch is magical, Lori! I love the swan and the feather.

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  6. Wow! This is really stunning. I love everything about it!

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  7. An absolute masterpiece Lori! I'm in awe!

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  8. The embellishments and patterns go really well with this image, looks very medieval!

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  9. What a beautiful arch ! It is really stunning :)

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  10. Lori, when I opened the link to your arch, it literally took my breath away! It's absolutely stunning - so rich in color, and the elements you used are wonderful together! Great work!!!

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  11. Lori, I adore all of your work, but this piece is absolutely magnificent!!!! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  12. Lori, what a fantastic art piece you have made with this gorgeous arch. I also like the addition of the feathers and embellishments.

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  13. What a beautiful arch and it look so 'rich'! You've certainy done this painting justice.

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  14. such lovely and rich colors....love the feather effect.... the whole composition was just superb!

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  15. Wow Lori! This is stunning! I love the metal rod on the bottom and right side. Beautiful, creative design.

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  16. This is a stunner Lori! I Love swans! The addition of the feather and trim in the corner is perfect!!!
    p.s. my word verification is "priti" :)

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  17. Lori, a romantic piece!!! I love the white feathers and swan. Such rich colors add so much to this beautiful work of art.

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  18. This is a lush piece! It's stunning, dramatic and beautiful!

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  19. this is brilliant! gorgeous image and wonderful embellishments...awesome art! :)

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  20. Love your arch, it's beautiful :)

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  21. Very nice! I love that "frame" around the image. Beautiful embellishments too!

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  22. Just looked at your blog. I love your arch...so romantic.

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  23. Wow, A real jawdropper. Its just stunning in every way.

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  24. Absolutely beautiful arch :)

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  25. WONDERFUL piece...love that feather!

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  26. omgosh, that is simply amazing! beautiful colors, composition, the whole work is just stunning, lori, wow.....

    *jean*

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