…………is the challenge on Gothic Arches today.  I’m a real dog person so it’s a great theme as far as I’m concerned.  I was looking through my images and found two which I got from Nancy Dooren’s free downloads and as I couldn’t make up my mind which to use, decided to use both, make two arches and join them together as a diptych!

I printed the images and mounted them onto card, cut into an arch shape and then painted round the images first with gesso and then with a mixture of acrylics.  I added a bit of stamping in the background and the computer generated quote, then added some eyelets and tied together with a little string. 

I really enjoyed making this, hope you like it.




Donna xx



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30 responses to “Dogs…

  1. Both Arches are gorgeous!!!!

  2. Sandy

    Wow this is awesome. Wonderful creation Donna.

  3. Beautiful double arch…love that quote, too!

  4. Gorgeous !!! Love your job with paints !!

  5. FABULOUS!!! love the colours, image and what a great shape.

  6. What a clever idea Donna! They are both gorgeous and I absolutely love the quote!

  7. Wonderful dyptch, really special!

  8. deb

    Beautiful work Donna.

  9. This is marvelous!! Great job!

  10. Truly stunning work of art. I just love it! Lol x

  11. these are just stunning! I love Nancy’s images too – she is too kind to share them with all of us! beautiful!

  12. Oh, both of your arches are really wonderful. Love them. I’ve taken the same image (the left one).

  13. Gorgeous arches, love the background work and images.

  14. Nice booklet. I like the two images.

  15. wow this is amazing. I wouldn’t know where to start making and arch with this theme and you made two!! they look really good together. I love your backgrounds

  16. Ginger

    great take on the theme – love the quote and fab colours

  17. Gorgeous.. love the 2 tied together like that

  18. Beautiful arches! Great idea to make the 2

  19. Beautiful dyptich! And the quote you used is so true!!

  20. Beautiful arche ! Love the background and the images !!

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