Monday, October 15, 2012

BRA Day USA, Part 1...

Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day

I was asked a few weeks back to participate in a project for BRA Day USA. painting a mannequin torso!

the charity event will take place this Wednesday night (10/17) at the Mattress Factory Art Museum from 6:00 - 9:00.

500 Sampsonia Way,
Pittsburgh 15212

from the invite:

"Breast reconstruction following mastectomy
can close the loop on breast cancer for many.
Join the UPMC Department of Plastic
Surgery for Pittsburgh’s inaugural Breast
Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day event.

Enjoy an evening of cocktails, hors d’oeuvres,
and fabulous art. Bid on mannequin busts
creatively designed by some of Pittsburgh’s
favorite artists.

Tickets are $50 each. Proceeds will
be used to raise awareness and promote
education for breast reconstruction."

here are some pics from the first few nights of work...

"she" arrives:

mapping out a path for a ribbon:


measuring for a consistent width:




tracing (rather sloppy flowers):



trying to color within the lines:



next... we fill in the blanks and clean her up for the party! stay tuned!

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