Saturday, January 26, 2013

The High Heel Sketchbook

I was contemplating making another pair of high heels for the Kick Off Your Heels Fundraiser, and decided that I wanted to create a high heel sketchbook.  I painted the outside of a pair of heels with white Gesso, and it took a couple of coats to cover up the black.

Using a fine point Sharpie, I began to doodle on the high heels exterior surface

I didn't take too long to figure out that this was going to be long process, but well worth it

I call this 'ZenJamie' for my kind of doodling

Now you can see that I have started on the second high heel, and I tried to make sure that the same pattern didn't line up when the shoes were side by side

Underneath the heels, I am cutting out lettering to make a 'ransom alphabet.'


I am almost done, and soon, I'll have a finished pair of ZenJamie Doodle Heels.  You can make some too.  Check out the blog and see what it is all about!

5 comments:

  1. Well I hope your going to wear them after the fundraiser.or that someone will! They are ACE!!

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  2. I'm crazy about doodling and love your shoes. Makes me wonder about other doodle applications. What a great adventure in creation...

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  3. Good for you! Fabulous shoes!

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  4. fabulous. great to find another artisan that does 2 very different art forms. i am also a doodler, but mostly a collage artist. love your quilting.

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