This weeks theme over at Gothic Arches is “Paris Exposition” hosted by the very talented Lynn Stevens. I chose the 1889 exposition, because that is when the building of the Eiffel Tower had begun.
The lovely lady is from Old Photo Album. I found old posters and post cards on the web which I copied and manipulated digitally, then printed them on heavy stock paper. I created a collage of the images around this lovely lady, adding in acrylic paints and ink pen details. I added in vintage buttons and a few roses made from an old zipper with a ric-rac detail for the out edges.
Very fun, wish I could have been there to see the exposition in person!