Tuesday, October 22, 2013
Halloween Bangle Klimt 1 and Gold Swirl Earrings
I finished off the other bangle bracelet for my Halloween costume Sunday night. This is called "Klimt 1" since it's the first one I drafted, but the second to be finished. I posted "Klimt 2" last week.
The colors of these two bangles are drastically different, but that's what it looked like in the inspiration piece. I was also trying to focus on using beads that I already had on hand. I have not seen this painting in person, and the various images I have found seem to all be slightly different in color. I'm focused on just using a lot of golds and yellows since Gustav Klimt was known for using gold leaf.
I also managed to knock out the rather large pair of beaded earrings. I imagine in on Klimt's model these were probably metal, but beads are so much lighter weight. Due to lack of detail in viewing the painting, I made up my own little swirl in the earrings.
Now to finish my headpieces, dress and make my husband's costume! Wish me luck!