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Pick-A-Theme Gallery - Mid-Mar '18, Gp 4

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Posted By Foxglove [Profile] [Gallery] Category Pick-A-Theme Gallery
Original Filesize 79.2 KB Original Dimensions 328 x 461
Date Posted 04-12-2018 09:33 PM Number Of Views 59
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Title Mid-Mar '18, Gp 4
Description 1: Air Mail: For Nancy, theme of postage stamps. I used Distress Inks for the background and envelope, I sketched and fussy cut the envelope and used some old stamps falling from the Tim Holtz stamped plane. I know some of the stamps are from the '20s.

2: Aye Aye: For Allegrae, theme of sailors. I used text from an old American History book for the background and colored it with acrylics then edged it with two different Archival Inks. I also used a compass rose stamp for the two corners. (Not that you can tell, but the background text and the quote were from a description of an early American naval battle.) I then collaged the photo and background paper.

3. Cupcake: For JudyLee, theme of cupcakes with a quote. I sketched the cupcake (so proud of it, because I don't draw well!) and used water soluble crayons over old German book text. For the frosting, I mixed star-shaped glitter with gel medium and spread it onto the card. NOTE: The glitter is thoroughly mixed into the gel medium and it won't fall off.

4. Fairies: For Mwilding, theme of fairy(s): I glued down paper with music notes and then layered Infusions pigment powder mixed with a bit of gesso. The girls and their wings are from a free photo site (Magic Moonlight). The branches are die cuts and then I embossed more branches at the top and bottom.
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Image 04-14-2018 06:23 AM
toni
Umm! I smell old paper!

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Mid-Mar '18, Gp 4

lovely collage!
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