Thursday, May 10, 2012

CropStop #70: Animal or Animal Print



Good morning!!
I hope that you are having a roar kind of day!!!
I know I am....I'm waking up to the neighbors hammer, drill and potty mouth, which is not starting my day off on the right foot!!!

Speaking of roaring....
This weeks challenge at CropStop is:
Animals or Animal Print

So  let me show you my card sample:
I love how the card came out!!!
When I saw  "ANIMALS" was our theme, I was a bit lost, because
I didn't really have "ANIMAL" stamps!!  And bugs, frogs...critters don't count.
Then BAM.....
I remembered I had this awesome stamp from  Animal Spirit Stamps: Jaguar
Which I received from one of the workshops I attended while at CHA in January.
I stamped the image on Canvas Stick back paper...several times. 
I first colored directly with my Copic markers, but the ink started to run!!
Then I had to think and dig deep...
I found my Claudine Hellmuth mini acrylic paints and colored the image with 
two of the lightest colors in the mini acrylic set.
I loved the look, but the colors weren't bold enough for me...so the next day, I had the idea of coloring over the paint with my Copics.  Guess what???
IT WORKED!!!!
I only colored the printed spots on the body, just make him pop a little, because I wanted t=you to still see the paint on the rest of the body.
Once I had the image colored and cut, I went to work in creating the card. 
Using Spellbinders Grand Label 11 and distress inks to creating the background. 

I hope that you will join us this week and show us your wild side!! LOL!!

16 comments :

  1. I absolutely Love this, the dimension is fabulous. Joey x

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  2. Fabulous card, love cards with a 3-D effect!

    Thanks for joining us at Come and Get It Challenges....Good Luck!

    Shell~Alaska♥
    CGI

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  3. Fabulous card. Love the image and your design. Thanks for sharing with us at Corrosive challenges and good luck.
    Mags
    x

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  4. Great design and layout. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it Challenges this week.

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  5. What an unusual tiger image. Nice. Thanks for taking the time to post on Our Come and Get It Challenge Blog this week.

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  6. What an original and striking card! Love the tiger image and the strong yellow colour. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

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  7. This looks amazing! :) Seeing the partially coloured image reminded me of painting by numbers! :) Stunning card, great design and colours and really awesome image too.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,

    hugs

    xxalisonxx

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  8. Hi there, what a wonderful card! Love the image and the whole card is just amazing.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.

    Sarah

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  9. Amazing card!
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' last week ;o)

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  10. What an awesome card! I love all the dimension.
    Thanks for playing along this week on the Use Your Stuff challenge. I hope to see you again.

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  11. Wonderful card, I love the dimension, you definitely made it pop. Thank you for sharing and entering your card with us at Whimsy.

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  12. Wow - So fabulous! I love the dimension. I think that might be one of the coolest images I have seen.


    You might want to stop by my blog. ;)

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  13. What a lovely creation
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft this time
    Love Jan
    xx

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  14. Oohhh! Love the 3-D effect of your layers. Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Craft Challenges. NancyD

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  15. These are so nice. Which one is the best software for the best designing of cards?

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  16. This is great. Where i can get the best designs for plastic business cards?

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