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Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Quilled Picture Portrait Of Jesus Christ - Into Thy Hands.....

This quilled picture portrait of Jesus Christ on the cross reminds me of his last words. " into thy hands I commit my spirit". This complements and completes the series of  3 other  Christ's portraits I have done which relate to the passion .

Crown of Thorn
To Calvary
Father Forgive Them


I have used a combination of coils, zig-zag folded shapes (tutorial here) and graphic quilling for this project. I have outlined the portrait in white to achieve the effect of reflected light. I think it helps to enhance the image and bring it out of the white background.

I have tried to make the nose look a bit hooked by arranging the shapes appropriately.

All you wonderful people are so generous with your comments and it encourages me no end to try more difficult project. I would love to hear what you think of this one.

18 comments:

  1. another master piece..superb one

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  2. Chris, these images are so alive and insprirational... Thanks for sharing... Some day I wolud like to try to make Jesus face too - I have a very religious freiend and think she will be very happy to receive it! Thanks again.

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    1. Hi Maria,
      You should go ahead and try when you are feeling motivated. Just try graphic quilling the outline first. Then its is a case of gluing the basic shapes trying to keep the direction of the shapes to fit the contours of the face. You never know till you try.

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  3. i could feel jesus here christine

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  4. You have outdone yourself christine. I look the expression on Christ's face. Amazing.

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  5. Wow!! this is just Amazing work Christine ...absolutely loved this :)

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  6. Truly i say ..the portrait made me cry ..its so realistic Christine .

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  7. Awesome work.... sure I had to try quilling these stuffs... your works inspire us a lot Chris.... :)

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  8. Wow ! One more master piece from you ! Its amazing how you have done the eyelashes,the beard and the hairs ..The white outline ..just superb !

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  9. love it, love your work, very inspiring !!!
    Paula

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  10. Your portraits are excellent! Always a great facial expression!

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  11. Christine
    Breathtaking!! Beautiful work.
    You capture facial expressions so well.
    Myrna

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  12. Such a lively quilling...Each time u r making such stunning work of art..Kudos to U!!!!

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  13. Thank you all for your generous comments. I am glad you like this portrait as much as I do.
    Chris

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  14. This is wonderful,You have captured the expression so well.....full of compassion and kindness.

    I have been following you since long but have created a blog recently. You are on my Favorite Blogger list. I find your work inspiring and am grateful for your generosity in sharing your skills and ideas.

    I have started a new blog http://kalasirjana.blogspot.in/, do visit whenever you have some time. I would be so happy if you join in. I hope to keep you interested in my work :)

    Happy Crafting!!

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  15. All your work is awesome. But especially liked the portraits of Jesus. Thank you for creating such beauty. We have someone to learn!

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