Saturday, 18 October 2008

Saturday's workout "Broken Glass)


The theme at Saturday's workout is actually a wonderful German proverb, that I know works in dutch too, but I have never actually come across in English, namely, broken glass or any chards really, bring luck! What a wonderful thought and a great comfort after you have, say, just broken your most favourite plate, glass or whatever. Anyway, the idea is to create a piece of art with "broken glass" in it. Decided to use the fake method of using Utee. I've had this happen to me a few times when I did not really want it to happen, so it was very satisfying, to do it purposely for once.

16 comments:

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow Astrid this is awesome.
Such a lovely piece.

Great work.

Thanks for your fantastic eork to SaWo.

Anonymous said...

its absolutelty gorgeous. Great text.

Faye said...

Astrid, what a successful cracking of UTEE!!! This is just so perfect. I love the colors in your background and the charming images. Also, thanks for that explanation about the shards of glass bringing good luck. I had never heard that before.

Kreativgeschwafel said...

really perfect and such great colours!

Rosie said...

Astrid - you made me laugh when you said it's fun to do it purposely for a change!! What a lovely effect! The image is so sweet too, and like Faye, I'd never heard that broken glass brings luck... however I did break one this week, so maybe...? ;-]

inkythings said...

Wonderful piece Astrid and love the saying

xx Hilda

Viola said...

Wunderschön!!

Barbara Hagerty said...

This is a beautiful piece, Astrid! I love the way the glass broke! It reminds me of veins in a leaf. Very lovely!!! ...and thank you for explaining the meaning of the theme!! I now understand what a friend of mine who broke a piece of crystal stemware was saying when she told me that it was really good luck! XOXO

Willy said...

Fabulous card, Astrid!

Mam said...

Beautiful work.
Nancy

Moni said...

Boach, ist die Karte super!!!. Der Effekt sensationell.

Anneke said...

this is wonderful and a lovely piece.
i love the colors aswell

Moira said...

this is gorgeous, fantastic effect

Heike said...

what a wonderful artwork!!
It´s so great.
Hugs, Heike

Char said...

Fabulous piece. Love the color combination and the girl is very smart looking.

Gaby Bee said...

Such a lovely piece, Astrid. Simply perfect.

Gaby xo

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