Monday, March 05, 2007

Illustration Friday ~ Hide

© Margaret E. Summers 2007.
Do not copy, download or reproduce in any manner without my written permission.

Inspired by the movie "Marie Antoinette" (starring Kirsten Dunst), a 14-year old Austrian who married Louis XVI and later became queen at the age of 19. The period costumes and settings are absolutely gorgeous and he story fascinating yet so tragic.

Having grown up in a family who loved the victorian era and anything elegantly antique I too carry the love of all things victorian and french.

What better than a travel dress for the sophisticated woman of royalty with compartments to hide one's most valuable treasures, toiletries or to tote a beloved pet.

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Anonymous Michelle said...

Maggie this is beautiful, I love the little dog and all the other details in the pockets.

1:05 AM  
Anonymous traci said...

beautiful illustration. she's so cute!

7:46 AM  
Blogger Michelle Lana said...

Beautiful work! love the details on her dress! great job.

9:15 AM  
Blogger Ammon said...

This is awesome! Very fun.

9:53 AM  
Anonymous PresentPast Collection said...

Love your artwork! The movie was stunning, I don't think I would care if there were any spoken words in it! : ) It was so visually beautiful. Thanks for your kind words on my blog! Fondly, Heather

3:16 PM  
Blogger md said...

lol this is halarious, shes got her own traveling cosmetic store on the one side and her faviorte traveling companion on the other. great details on the dress

6:04 PM  
Blogger Jules said...

Lovely job Maggie. I love this. Well done.

8:43 PM  
Blogger Jill said...

Absolutely wonderful! So fun! Yes...I am from the big about you? Thanks for stopping by and leaving a is so much fun to hear from new people. The snow is melting!!!!!

9:22 PM  
Blogger Chickengirl said...

holy smokes..this is beautiful! The victorian era is something I love and need to look into more for inspiration. Thanks!

10:22 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I love this one, Maggie! This might be my favorite illustration you've ever done. Beautiful!

12:21 PM  
Anonymous teresa sheeley said...

Lovely Illustration!

9:18 PM  
Blogger Laura said...

This is perfect! I can tell you had a wonderful time thinking about this and creating it, dear M.

8:27 PM  
Blogger Stacia said...

Hi Maggie,
You'd indicated on Creative Cup's blog that you were interested in joining. As a group, we review the artists blog or website to see if the work is compatible on some level and to see if we could offer you a critique and vice versa. If you're interested, email me your blog or website address to blog(at)espialdesign(dot)com and I'll forward along to the group!


12:56 PM  
Anonymous Darlene said...

i'm so amazed with your say that you add details/patterns. Is this all hand made? It's incredible!

5:52 PM  

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