The Digital Dozen does...books!11:35 AM
I know you're all excited because it's time for another week with the Digit-al Dozen! This week's theme is books and it's actually been a bit of a challenge for me because I read SO many books. Literally, I'm currently in the middle of four (yes, at once) because I can't devour them as quickly one at a time! This art work is for one of my favorite books. There were a lot of different ways I could have taken it because the particular book I chose has SO many gorgeous details and descriptive elements. The setting is just an amazing place. But when I held it up to a few people and asked them to guess the book, they all got it on the first try. Have you guessed it yet? It's for Memoirs of a Geisha. I really love books about Japan and China and it was such an easy read for me. It's a very moving book but it's not one of those I'm-gonna-cry-everyday-for-weeks kind of reads which really appeals to me. I wanted to capture the most important elements of the book so I focused on the red/white color scheme and on the umeboshi. I used some square glitter on the ring finger to simulate rice so that it would sort of resemble the onigiri with the bright red umeboshi plum at the bottom. Then I used some fans to sort of tie in the Geisha theme. I hope you really loved these! Please check out what my fellow book worms have come up with for today's theme and stay tuned all week for more books!!
Essie Blood Curdling
OPI Lights Of Emerald City