Thursday, August 16, 2012

Pink Hair, Toilet Bowl Lid Art, and a WIP!

Hello Hello!  I have been away, staying way too busy, and finishing up summer with my gaggle.

When I left off last, I was showing off my Toilet Bowl Lid Painting for a charity auction hosted by Fallen Owl Tattoo!  The event was awesome soy sauce, and my painting, lid, did sell! (exciting!!!)

Do you remember the painting?


Here is the post if you want to catch up!

Now anyways, this was all very fun for me.  And I was so nervous going into it. And here I am, with my lid...



Yup, I have pink hair!

and about this pink hair...let me share a close-up with you.  My hairdresser outdid herself, and my hair rocked!!!  (Sadly though, the roots were not so easy, and now my hair is more of a darker cherry than bright pink.  sorta boo!)  The purple was sprayed on over a stencil.  Very cool!



Now, we talked toilet bowl seat and pink hair, so last, but not least, a work in progress.  This mother is BIG with so many layers upon layers.  I don't know where to go with it right now, so I set it aside.  I am certain it will call to me soon!  Linking to Paint Party Friday! Woot!




on a little extra side note... I have begun to sell my paintings, and prints.  This week I sold DREAM, a favorite among many.


I also have available a few more for purchase, and if you're interested you may reach me at valoisdaniele@me.com.  I will be opening up my Etsy site this week and will add them there as well.


This board never got a name.  In my head, it's just Happy Land!



Living a wonderful, colorful, jolly life.


Beeswax collage on cardboard. Sunshine.

Collage on cardboard.  Nature Lover.

and lastly, a collage I just finished last night.  Beeswax on wood.



29 comments:

  1. Ah, la toilette!!!
    Awesome!
    But your other pieces shine with detail and color!!!

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  2. wow i just love your work!! I see little houses & people and... very cool!! awesome hair too :D I went aqua blue for a couple of months but the effort required 4 bottles of bleach, and my damned hair kept falling out. worth it? for a while at least!

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  3. so much here to remark and marvel over...but I have to ask you what happens when you comb your hair? Does the stensil go away? It looks so cool. I have never seen such a thing done before.

    congrats on selling a painting! Wishing you many more sales.

    HPPF!!!

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  4. Yay you, selling the toilet. I love your hair, the purple through the stencil is very cool. Love your background, will look forward to seeing where you go with it. :)

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  5. Beautiful work! Love the colors in Happy Land (great title, too). Your hair is quite amazing. I've never seen stenciling done in hair. Really cool!

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  6. I love what you did with the beeswax.
    Rinda

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  7. Oh la la happy land makes me swoon! I love all the color and texture and am so happy for your success! Lucky are the people who get to have these pieces in their home! Xoxo

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  8. I think my favorite picture is the one with the round shapes in red, looks awesome!

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  9. The seat is awesome and the pink hair is brilliant. Loving all your works of art especially the work in progress. Happy PPF, Annette x

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  10. Lovely, lovely works... and awesome hair! Congrats on your sales and happy PPF!

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  11. I totally love the Toilet Bowl Lid!! What a fabulous idea!! and your hair is wonderful!! I wish I had the guts to do that but at 60 years old I sure would be making a statement!! LOL Your work is wonderful!!

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  12. Wow! I love all those fabulous layers! And that toilet lid is fantastic! :)

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  13. Wow, that new painting looks VERY big, and fascinating. LOVE your toiletbowl lid and the flowers in your hair! Congrats on your sale!

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  14. First off - your hair does Rock! It's pretty fun to see your toilet cover there on the wall with the rest. Your WIP stuff is grand and congrats on the sale. Looking forward to the opening of your Etsy shop. Happy PPF

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  15. Wow! Great toilet cover and wonderful to see with others ~ Pink and purple hair is fantastically fun ~ Your creative art works are divine ~ You have been one busy artist! ~ A Creative Harbor)

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  16. So glad you were able to get to the auction! There is so much creativity in this post! Your hairdresser is amazing-your hair is fabulous!! Then you have all these rich layers on your art- my eyes are loving it all!!

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  17. You are an amazing artist....and work of art! I love that you invent yourself in the happy colors that you paint in....and that you live your life passionately!

    I think you are beyond cool!!

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  18. You are so prolific and talented!!
    So glad you're back!
    Congratulations on your lid selling!!!
    I love your art, and I love you hair!!
    It looks amazing!
    ♥♥♥
    Happy PPF!!
    Mary
    Mixed-Media Map Art

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  19. Loving those beeswax collages, and your pink hair is fabulous!

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  20. your look matches your rockstar seat!!!! So glad it sold, I love the entire idea! Awesome work in progress, can't wait to see the results!
    cheers, dana

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  21. OMGoodness Daniele. So much eye candy here! I love it all. And your pink hair is fabulous.

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  22. Your painting are beautiful!! Love your style and your funky hair!! You could put some pink on yourself and let it sit longer than the dye tells you to! Make sure to use a shampoo to preserve red hair... it helps!! Love love love your hair!! It says artist all the way!! Your toilet seat is so fun!!

    Hugs Giggles

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  23. Wow!!! so much glorious art! And the hair!!!! LOVE!!!!!!! I enjoy your blog so much!!!
    Have a great weekend!

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  24. Congrats on your toilet bowl lid!!! (pretty sure I've never said that to anyone before...)

    And the hair is way cool--so creative!

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  25. Wow! Amazing, awesome hair! I love it!! Wish I was that brave! And I also love your toilet lid- really great!

    I'm so glad you tried to do some birthday art this year- have you been able to finish it yet? The past couple years, I haven't finished mine on my actual birthday either, but I always start it then, so the concept was from that day...

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  26. Wow, you've been super busy and super creative. Awesome stuff.

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  27. I forgot about your potty seats. I like it, whoa, it's a great throne. The hair is absolutely the best, especially with the purple stencil. Very Smart and Chic. Your huge painting is awesome. . . your ideas are spectacular. Blessings, Janet PPF

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  28. First of all, I've never thought to paint a toilet lid but it definitely has me thinking. Secondly, I have ALWAYS wanted pink hair, alas my hubby like *pah* my natural hair color. So jealous! Thirdly, you are an amazing artist. Thanks for stopping by my site, so I could come learn about yours!

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Hey you!!!