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Stamp Connection # 7

Hi Everyone,

Connected through our love for card making, blogging and being from Germany we (Tanja from Little Art Cottage and I) decided to create a monthly project within predefined requirements. We are going to show you the result every 3rd Sunday of the month and this is our fifth transatlantic get-together!

This time it was my turn to pick the requirements :

And I choose to imitate a famous piece of art

I am sure you have seen this before - it is by René Magritte and is called The Empire of Lights (L'Empire des lumières). I love this painting and ever since Shirley Bampton did her little series on recreating art work with stamps I wanted to make this. 
All my  supplies are by STAMPlorations, including the cloud stencil. It took me forever to make this - I'll keep it short - lots of masking and sponging. Next time I'll pick an easier topic, ha!

Linking up with 
Virginia's view  - all things colored


Lets check out  Tanja's artwork!

Happy stamping


Tanja said…
love your creation - sending hugs
conil said…
Girlfriend, you nailed this one. I don't know how long it took, but it was soooo worth it. You've included everything from Magritte's painting (which, by the way, is one of my favorites, too). Really captured the light and the serenity of it. Just beautiful, you talented woman.
Julie B said…
Magritte is one of my favourite artists, not everyone's cup of tea but my 8-9yr olds had fabulous fun recreating some of his artwork, especially the ones based on faces in the landscape!
Happy days. :)
Vicki Dutcher said…
Wow that water reflection is amazing! WELL DONE!!!
Di said…
Wow Cornelia! Totally stunning work - it's beautiful and am sure it would have taken ages. Hope you're progressing alright honey!


Di xx
Kara Lynne said…
That had to take a long time! So many details like that sky, the reflection, and the trees! Your houses are so inviting!
SonjaK said…
Großartig! Die Szene ist so wunderbar gestempelt und koloriert. Ich bin ganz hin und weg. Ich wünsche dir weiterhin gute Besserung.
Susanne Vargas said…
Das Bild von Magritte kannte ich gar nicht! Das hast du toll nachgestempelt!
Denke weiterhin an dich und hoffe, die Bücherei hat immer noch books on tape, die du noch nicht angehört hast...!
Kim Heggins said…
Beautiful card Cornelia...I pray that you are doing better!
Loll said…
Great job Cornelia. I can imagine this was a lot of work ... but it has turned out so beautifully!! Thanks for sharing it with us at Happy Little Stampers. xx
Flo said…
Deine Karte gefällt mori sehr gut. Die Spiegelung hast du toll hinbekommen.
Ich wünsche dir weiterhin gute Besserung, Flo
Anita in France said…
A work of art of a work of art, Cornelia ... such a fabulous sense of depth and dimension ... so worth the hard work! Hope your recovery is going well! Hugs, Anita :)
Monika Reeck said…
oh dear
I have that cloud stencil too
but I dont know how to sponged hihi
you are did so great
and love the scene you made
looks like that picture
adorable card Cornelia
hugs, Monika
Birgit said…
Wow! An amazing amount of work here but all worth the effort! Your card is fabulous!! Thanks so much for joining the Happy Little Stampers October sketch challenge.
Kylie said…
This is amazing Cornelia. Your masking and sponging is incredible! Thanks so much for playing along at Happy Little Stampers xx
shirley-bee said…
This is absolutely stunning, Cornelia! I love the dimension you've achieved in the clouds, and the reflection is fantastic. Houses never looked better ;) Hope you're recovering well.
cm said…
Cornelia, your version of this painting is simply spectacular. The light, the clouds, the windows, the trees, the reflection! Oh my...stunning! Hope you have this work of art framed!
You painted beautiful art work Cornelia. Would be nice to set foot in this beautiful place. Wishing you well and have good rest. Hugs xx

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