Thursday, August 11, 2011

From Funny Face


Sometimes I just have to go back to my fashion roots.
Here is an illustration of the black dress worn by
Ms. Audrey Hepburn in "Funny Face" one of my favorite
movies. Have a wonderful week.

32 comments:

Ben Clanton said...

Love it!

Ana said...

I love that movie, makes me smile everytime I see it :)

Ana said...

and sing XD

Michaele Razi said...

Seriously, my dear, how do you come with such AWESOMENESS! Love it!

Tamara Henderson said...

lovely illustration!

Samantha Eynon said...

this is beautiful! really puts a smile on your face :)

rachel awes said...

your fashion roots
look fabulous
in your art!
great dress!
we've been
re-watching some
hitchcock films
& are noticing
the great outfits
& furniture!
lovelove to you, dear!
xox

Vanessa Brantley Newton said...

Thanks All you beautiful people for stopping by! You people are wonderful!
Have a great weekend!

Vicki Smith said...

I adore the clothes in Funny Face! I own a copy of the DVD. That little black dress on your gal is perfect. Thank you for stopping by my blog.

Kelly Light said...

I wish I could sew- I'd make copies of so many of these vintage dresses in my size and tell my self I look just like Audrey! - great drawing V!

yoborobo said...

I love Audrey. I wish I had a waist. I'm putting it on my Christmas list this year - hahaha. xox

Heather said...

YAY for Audrey - she is simply gorgeous! you are so inspiring!! LOVE her dress!

Jennifer Noel Bower said...

SqueeeeeeeeeL! I love this! Her face is delightful. I so wish the fashions of the 1930s-50s would make a resurgence! You would LOVE this blog: http://yeoldefashion.tumblr.com
I get soooooooooooo many ideas from it and want just about everything they showcase. Thanks for the lovely, lovely you posted on my blog today. It was a nice way to wake up this morning.

A.C. Braxton said...

So funny!

Diana Evans said...

love this piece....and I have to see that movie...I love Audrey ...but sadly haven't seen funny face!!!!

Happy Day Sweet Vanessa!!!

Valerie Lorimer said...

Adore it! And what a fabulous little black dress. Wish that was hanging in my closet.

Anne Huskey-Lockard said...

Audrey was the ultimate in charm and delight~~and ooooooo, I ♥LUV♥ those vintage dresses and hats! (and gloves..AHEM!)
Now I need to go squeeze into my girdle and see if I can still SQUEEEEEEZE into any of my retro dresses! ;-D
If you hear a *pop*~~~~RUN.....

XXOO~~
Anne

Tamara Henderson said...

Hey Vanessa, It's good to hear from you! I'm currently working on a 96 page activity book. It's a fun project and keeping me busy.

k.h.whitaker said...

I love that movie too, and I love Audrey Hepburn. This is wonderful Vee. I hope Zoe is adjusting to the new school :) ~hugs

genie espinosa said...

i just adore the illo! the expression, the face! everything! you're gorgeous!

Redheaded Stepchild said...

Love Audrey and I love your work! What a great combo!

michele said...

Oh, that cute little dress! So fun to see more of your wonderful fashion illustrations this summer- You keep this up, and you'll have your own runway! :o)

salli s. swindell said...

oh Vanessa...you shining in technicolor brilliance with this splendid nod to fashion!!!

Jannie aka Chickengirl said...

All of your artwork is soooo stylish!!

jazzlamb said...

That dress is lovely and so is your representation of it! Keep it up, V! :D

anil ks said...

..I've missed a lot of great stuff from you! Great works Vanessa!!..love your art..

Ces said...

Hello sweetie. I hope all is well with you. I love every illustration I see coming out of your creative den. You have been prolific! I love that. Take care dearest Vee. I should be back as soon as things calm down. Tsup!

Kay Aker said...

Also one of my all time favs as well -Empathicalism and Think Pink! Magnifique!

AtelierBrigitte said...

Totally great illustration.

*daisy said...

super cute!!: D

Tali said...

Love this!!!

Rabbit Town Animator said...

Great expression and pose. Lovely to see all of your works!