Wednesday, August 27, 2014

A personalised CAS


I really enjoy making crafty stuff with strong messages. Here is a card for a very close friend who is a stylist by profession.

 

I wanted to experiment with paint and layer technique that is to first ink/ watercolor the paper and then to randomly doodle/ sketch to cut out shapes. This method gives you lots of scope to experiment with colors and shapes, plus if you are like me and don’t plan to the T when it comes to craft projects, this one is great!

 

I was inspired by this picture by runwayinspired
 

 

To implement these colors, I started randomly dabbing shades of peach, red and pink. I doodled various shapes (flowers are such a great element to play with) . I used a blue pastel as I wanted an edgy outline which would not be the case with a marker. I cut out rims of these shapes and overlapped these shapes to make a flower. I have not stuck the complete shape but rates only a certain portion such that colors are seen through and through and are different from every angle.

 


 

For the face, I simple glued a yellow stretch of wool. The picture (my inspiration) also had a mirror. So, I also stuck two round mirror embellishments which serve as earrings iif you want to look at it that way.

 

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7 comments:

  1. Love the suggestion of the woman's face on this design! I wonderful modern piece of art on a card!!
    Thank you for joining us at the Chocolate, Coffee and Cards Challenge. Jane xx

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  2. This is so clever and creative! Really interesting and beautifully textured! Thanks so much for playing with us at the Runway Inspired Challenge - we're so glad you did!

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  3. Oh wow thats very clever !
    Nicely done Happy to have you at BGC for the watercolor challenge !

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  4. Great inspiration and interpretation! Thanks for joining us at BGC!

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  5. Lovely card. Interesting interpretation.
    Thank you for playing with us at BGC!

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