Thursday, November 4, 2010

Day of the dead


Sugar skull picture



I took this self portrait for the day of the Dead. I thought it could be fun and cool.
I just discovered this Mexican event and really like it. Celebrating your loved ones who passed away and have a party to remember them....I like Parties :)
The pictures had the colors intensified. I wanted the blue and red to pop with Black and white.
The Black and white Flower brooch is in my Etsy.

16 comments:

artebaiao said...

Beautiful image!
Congratulations!
Lots of flowers, the age of flower, the rest of flower!
Awesome.

Blondie's Journal said...

WOW!! You should be a makeup artist!

XO,
Jane

alissa4illustration said...

Very cool! I'm an art teacher, artist and LOVE this! I have a friend that does body painting for a living. So cool! I wish she had a website. I'd share. She only posts pictures on FB.

Maria@BubblegumandDuctTape said...

Love the picture Frenchy, you look awesome. Love the way you drew the swirls, did you do it yourself?

I love your black hair, you look so pretty with black hair and blue eyes.

Yes, it's a fun tradition that is celebrated to remember our loved ones that passed on and there are parties everywhere, including the cemetaries.

Kim said...

You look GREAT! The makeup is absolutely beautiful.

♥ Unicorn ♥ said...

great damasque patterns and a beautiful model :)nice shot :)

Martina said...

I like these pix and i like the idea! Yes, it's good to honour the lovd ones who passed away with a special day and a party - they sure would like it. Life and death belong together - we must not forget!

High Heeled Life said...

You did a fantastic job! Most artistic! ... I like to idea of celebrating someone's life instead of their death. great post!! HHL

Faerie Moon Creations said...

Beautiful make-up work and gorgeous photo. Hope you enjoyed the celebration. Theresa

Incipient Wings said...

Frenchy!!!!
this is so pretty,
I'm glad you got into the spirit of it.Great job:)

Dee@FrenchBleuVintage said...

Hi Frenchy ~ Thanks for stopping by - I linked up. What a makeover ~ great photo. The hair color is actually quite fetching on you. Have a great weekend ~ Dee

Le Chateau des fleurs by Frenchy said...

Blondie ! I am a makeup artist :) It was my first job when i could work in the States :)
Martina....I could not agree more :)
Thank you for your compliments :) It was very fun ! My Fairy said "You look funny Mommy" HAHAHA.
Hugs to all of you !

Kim said...

Following you back from Fun Friday Follow

Cindy Adkins said...

Hi Frenchy,
Tonight, I was at the store and saw Anais Anais and thought of you! Thanks so much for posting this--let's hope people visit--that would be awesome!!!
XO
P.S. I put it on my facebook too and people visited!!

Rosies said...

Hey I am hosting a linky party tomorrow if you would like to link up! Great makeup by the way!

sweetheart said...

thanks for the follow...following you back form Fun Friday.Great pictures here!!!

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