Sunset Sands ATC. This was very fun. I simply dabbled glue onto an ATC sized piece of Bristol Board and sprinkled it with some sand my Mom and Sister brought me from the Oregon coast. After it was dry I started layering watercolor pencil wash over it in varying colors of the sunset. When the background was completed I added a rubberstamped/embossed sanddollar on vellum and included the trimming from it on the top right. to add beach grass I used bristols from my broom and topped it off with miniture seashells. The different elements of this ATC make it intriquing and colorful in a peaceful way. I really like it.
I’m finally done with my challenge piece for Make it Mondays and not a day too soon! This was fun to make. I simply found the Mad Hatter’s hat by doing a google search and drew Alice’s face under it after I had glued it into position on Bristol Board. After I had her face complete I glued the Ace of Hearts to her and cut her out. I will add some string to the hat to hang her from a nearby hook at my desk. I added the flower embellishment to the hat to “girl” it up a bit. She sparkles. =)
I was also asked to draw a giraffe and came up with this clever version using mini square cardstock cards I’ve had in my rubberstamping supplies for years. With a bit of fiber and a rhinestone on his tail He’s the best dressed of the savanna. Meet Gerald the Giraffe!
Today I’m going to try my hand at ATCs. I’ve not done any yet and thought they might be a fun way to try some new techniques I’ve been wanting to try. Plus, since they are so small it will be very easy to work on more than one at a time. If anyone has any pointers for me I’d love some comments! Happy Pre-TGIF (Where did the week go?) and happy creating! God Bless.
Inspired by the checkered rubberstamp in the lower left corner I drew a chess piece and gave her character. This journal entry was a lot of fun. The background is watercolor crayon, gold glitter glue, and text from a novel. I added sticker tape to the right side to help frame her. With pre-made polka dot letters, her stature is unmistakable. She has a rhinestone at the top of her crown to add a bit of depth to the piece. She makes me smile. I hope you find some smiles here too. =)