Friday, November 13, 2009

Jesus in the House

Guess who is standing in my kitchen?! I'm in the process of repairing and painting a large life size staute of Jesus for the Catholic Church in our town ..so here are the before pictures..

A few Thanksgiving cards to use..Got all my turkeys up will post pictures with my new camera[these are photos with my one one..sad I know]






Have some chalkware Turkey pins for sale on http://www.spookytimejingles.com

Jeez... I have been on the crazy train the past few days.. Thank you Dani & Kristen! Dani and Kristen from 'Spooky Times Jingles' have been helping me build my pages for the site..well there are a few kinks in my pages still ...but learning how to build pages..unfortunately, that left no time for my working on my papier mache and special projects...well,now back to work!

9 comments:

Rook No. 17 said...

What an incredibly beautiful statue. I bet it has a fascinating history! Thanks for the wonderful postcards. I love your November banner! Warm regards, Jenn @ rookno17.blogspot.com

Jackie said...

Glad your my neighbor on STJ :) Your statue took my breathe away, I think I would be a bit intimidated if He was standing in my kitchen. Have a great day, Jackie

Lisa said...

Does the statue of Jesus startle you when you walk into the kitchen. How I would love to have the statue in my kitchen. Can't wait to see after!

Lisa

Sandra Evertson said...

Wow, thats so cool, what a fun opportunity to get to work on that size of a piece!
I will check back for the afters shots!
Sandra Evertson

Monkey-Cats Studio said...

The statue of Jesus is gorgeous, and how wonderful of you to take the project on. Love your STJ pieces this month Deb, and look forward to seeing your upcoming work.
Laurie

Brandi McKenna said...

Oh my GOSH! I have worked on many of these for a huge collector in Charlotte! I also completely renovated a life size Jesus! I would love to talk with you about it! I adore santos figures! The one I worked on was very old. The collector, Dr. Robicsek, has an inner museum full of centuries old Catholic statuaries as well as ancient ancient South American Indian pottery. I had to re build the base, sand and fill, and re paint the life size one. I have re sculpted/carved fingers and hands too!

kathy said...

What a Blessed opportunity -- I am sure you paint iwh Love -- I enjoy your blog and your talent - Kathy - ga ♥

123 123 said...

Cool article as for me. It would be great to read something more concerning this topic.
BTW look at the design I've made myself High class escorts

Ragamuffin Gal said...

That Jesus in my kitchen reminds me of my nephews. Whenever they see the priest of their local parrish out and about, they say there's Jesus again. Blessings!

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