Tuesday, 18 June 2013

X is for ...

... XERXES I. I have gone historical this week and picked the Persian King XERXES I ( 519 - 465 BC ) for my X-tag. I hand coloured the main figures in an engraving I found on Google. The background is Old Persian writing from a piece called XPa. I imagined that their clothes would have been richly embroidered and colourful, so I used a couple of snippets from an Indian sari fabric for the tag as well -






Toodlepip, xxx

17 comments:

  1. WoW! What a fantastic tag!

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  2. Wow-- super! Love the look!

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  3. Love this tag - its so lavish!! How clever to find such a wonderful subject for X!
    Carolyn xx

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  4. Wonderfully unique choice for X. This is such a lovely regal tag.

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  5. Fantastic, so original, a very clever tag! X

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  6. Beautiful colors & everything about it is stunning! Love.

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  7. Absolutely gorgeous! I love the colors, the coloring, the sari. Just beautiful in every way!

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  8. oh, this is so gorgeous - the colours and fabric are perfect! :o)x

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  9. Beautiful, I love the Persian writing, the photograph setting is amazing too, so summery!Jane xx

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  10. Gorgeous tag, the attention to detail is outstanding... Stunning fabric & image... Hugs May x x x

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  11. What a beautiful tag Lululiz. The colours are just so striking :0)

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  12. I love that really rich exotic look you have achieved for this tag. Great choice of X topic.

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  13. Wow! Gorgeous and exotic tag.
    Jane x

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  14. Absolutly beautiful I love all the details and the colours are lovely, such pretty trim!

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  15. That is some fabulous trim! I love your color palette, too!

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