This was my contribution to the fabulous collaboration with the theme "Sweet Summer" hosted by Isabel Tamargo. There are 208 pieces total and all of them may be view at this link: https://www.facebook.com/sweetsummercollaboration
Both the girl and the dog are made with a wire armature from modeling chocolate, as are the shells. The swim suit and hair ribbons are made from gum paste and the sand is whole grain rye flour. The background is a photo.