Saturday, January 1, 2011

The Zetti Garden


I wanted to start off the New Year in full color and fantasy ( despite the dreadful winter weather we are having of late). Stuck inside all day but had fun with this "Zetti" piece for the upcoming Take A Word Challenge. Zetti style is always a challenge for me but I do enjoy it and try to let go a bit. One of the many things that I would like to try to do more of this year is to really branch out into some new directions in digital art and revisit some old (sewing and journal work) art room projects as well. The artroom projects take longer but are satisfying in a very tactile way and I like getting my hands messy a bit!
The imagery credits for this piece go to Dover books, graphic 45 art papers and Holliewood at deviant art . Artistic filters and digital painting in Photoshop.

38 comments:

  1. Oh, I've always loved Zetti art! You did it proud here, Lori! It's such a fun way to let go. Love all the colors and the detail you put in here. Bravo! ;)

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  2. Lori, you have won the drawing at my blog, Mixed Media Manic. Please get your USPS address to me if you want the framed piece sent to you. If you don't want it, please let me know so I can give it to someone else.
    Thanks,
    Paula

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  3. I love your Zetti piece Lori. it's not quite as 'crazy' as some zetti art. I too have difficulty with it.
    Hugs xx

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  4. Hi my dear friend Lori,

    I wish you and yours a Happy and Healthy 2011. May all your wishes come true.

    Your Zetti Creation is stunning. Perfect style. I love them.

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  5. What a fun, colorful and whimsical piece! Fantastic :)

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  6. Beautiful colours for a fantasy garden to escape to, such Joy my friend. I look forward to seeing your new creations through the coming year. xxx

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  7. Your digitals are wonderful but I have looked into your other work via your slide shows and I'm wowed by your creativity. I can't wait to see some of your sewn journals and other wonderful studio artwork this year.

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  8. First of all, Happy New Year!

    Secondly what a great grand Zetti picture you made! Amazing.

    Hugs, Sadie

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  9. Oh I am loving this Lori...it is amazing...a fantastic Zetti my dear. And I hope this New Year treats you right!!

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  10. Loving this beautiful Zetti, Lori! I too, am planning to flex my creative wings in different directions this year too. Many wishes for a very fulfilling New Year!!! Hugs, Terri xoxo

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  11. Quel plaisir d'admirer tous vos collages Lori !
    c'est toujours aussi magique ! Un grand bravo pour toutes ces belles images !
    Je vous souhaite une excellente année 2011 pleine de couleurs et d'imagination !
    Amitiés Mary.KG

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  12. Super gorgeous Lori!! I always enjoy ALL that you do..looking forward to all that you create and more of your magical world this year! Happy new year special kindred!
    hugs
    Victoria~
    xoxo

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  13. I love your zetti garden girl, Lori! Beautiful piece --- and I know what you mean about cut, paste, and make a mess. Sometimes it's really satisfying. No matter what avenue you take to creation, your work is top notch!

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  14. Stunning, Lori, love the colours!
    Best wishes for your new & 'old' art ventures in the coming year!

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  15. Well, your choice of wonderful, vibrant colours must be warming the cockles of many a heart today! Lori, your Zetti piece is superb. I love it.

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  16. Nothing is more exciting than a zetti garden! I wish I had a butterfly coming out of my head!

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  17. What a wonderful Zetti garden, Lori!

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  18. Fabulous little garden growing zettis! Happy New Year, Lori!

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  19. it's always a pleasure to visit you and once again your artwork is fantastic. Your zetti girl makes me think to paintings by Arcimboldo.
    Happy new year
    Pat

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  20. what a fantastic garden - wish i could visit it...

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  21. Lori, I love your take on the zetti theme - your whimsical garden is wonderful!

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  22. OMG, how brilliant is this, Lori!

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  23. A beautiful, Zetti garden, Lori. Love the butterfly wings hat!

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  24. beautiful! found your site by way of the Altered Book Lover - and then realized you live in Novato! I live in Santa Rosa, just up the road . . . nice to meet ya!

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  25. Lori- This is a fabulous interpretation of the Zetti theme.

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  26. Fantastic Zetti garden. Wish you a happy and creative new year.

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  27. wonderful, have a very happy 2011 :)

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  28. love all the bright colours and images..fab as usual

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  29. Hello, and happy new year! Oh wow, you have such beautiful pieces. I love the whimsy and colors in each one. So much to drink in with this wonderful image! And I learned something new, too. I'd never heard of Zetti before. Love it!

    Hope you have a year full of wonder and joy!

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  30. Mighty wonderful, colorful zetti piece!!! Happy New Year, Lori!

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  31. I do not know what zetti art is but I will research it...you have created another wonderful composition and I do love Dover images! Peace, Mary Helen Fernandez Stewart

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  32. Hi Lori,I`m impressing with this composition. Happy New Year to you

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  33. I think you have done a lovely job. It's obviously warm where she is!

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  34. This is an achingly beautiful page! I've never heard of "Zetti" before. I'm off to google it. :)

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