Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Bird Inspired #1 Parot

Hey everyone! Another quick post, no time to check in!
In our backyard we have a lattice set up where we keep a bird bell (bird seed in the um shape of a bell lol). Quite often we have some Parots (or some sort of colourful bird haha- not too sure which species- maybe Lorikeets? ) that are usually in pairs but sometimes we can have up 5 at one time. Anyway... I have been meaning forever to use their gorgeous colours as inspiration.
Hard to see how bright their colours are.



These pics where taken before I did the rest of my makeup. So excuse the brows!
 
Picture borrowed from Google.


Pink stars- mixed together on lid.
White star-outer corner + undereye
Orange stars- Mixed together for crease
Green stars- mixed for above green
Not pictured- Red for under eye, white for inner corner.


Room for improvement; Blending the blue & green together. I find the blues are hard to blend with the 120 palette.
-Blending the red into the blue- I pictured it to look so much better but It didn't turn out that way.
-Eyeliner was a little bit off. whoops!
-Could have added something to the waterline


I want to recreate this look sometime but change up the colour placement & add some falsies. I actually wore this look to work & was going to tone it down but thought 'stuff it!'

Thanks for looking- I know there's still a lott of room for improvement as stated above so if you would like to add any more suggestions for next time I'd like to here them!!
Edited just for fun... I def. need falsies with this look!!

15 comments:

  1. Oh wow! What a beautiful, colorful look! My favorite!!! This totally reads parrot to me. I can see that yeah, it would be extra dramatic with falsies but it still looks lovely. Well done.

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  2. This look totally flatters you!! I love how bright it is and your shirt!! Looks awesome girly!

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  3. WOW that is so gorgeous! I really love greens and blues together it's one of my favorite looks to do. I think you did a really awesome job! Looks gorgeous with the cheeks and lips too! Wow green suits you so well =)

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  4. Very pretty!!

    Those birds actually come to your house? So cool!

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  5. This is really beautiful! It has to be one of my favorites from you! I love the colors you used, it really looks like the bird!

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  6. LOVEs it!!! I love the bright colors, sooo pretty!!!

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  7. wow thanks so much for the comments, girls! :D i will reply personally when I have time, I'm working a 12 hour day today -.-

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  9. Wow! That blue on the outer edge is amazing. Love the little bit of red underneath as well... great job!

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  10. love your birds inspired makeup look.

    xoxo Angelique

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  11. thank you lovely ladies :D I really appreciate the comments even though I have had no time to reply to them personally!

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  12. You did good, this is a cool theme.:D

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  13. hey this looks great.i will try this for sure.

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