“Art is not so much expressing oneself, as it is discovering oneself.” - Anawanitia


Sunday, September 12, 2010

Friends Forever...

Hello again, Friends!  Good day to you! This will be a long-ish post, so grab your cuppa-joe or tea & read along with me, please...

Here we are with another fun challenge:
Stamptacular Sunday Challenge #76

Our challenge this week is to create a card or project using this SKETCH:

This week's challenge is sponsored by
Mo's Digital Pencil Shop
PRIZE: $15 Gift Certificate


I have had the pleasure of using Mo's AWESOME images for my DT sample.  Meet Mo's Wizard of Oz characters, which can be found at Mo's Digital Pencil Shop

Here is a close up of the entourage....

I went out of my norm, and perhaps a little over the top with this project.  For this wall art, I used the main characters from my most favorite movie of all time "The Wizard of Oz".  I was so excited when I found that Mo had added this group to her digital shop - I had to have them all!  With all the colouring & detail, I worked on this project over a course of three weeks (on and off)...  Lucky for me, I keep a stash of pre-cut leaves (& flowers) so most of the leaves were ready.  The additional leaves were cut & prepared while watching TV (I just can't do one thing at a time! LOL!)

Project details:
Stamps:  Digital images from Mo's Digital Pencil Shop - Kansas, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion and Scarecrow.
Ink:  Momento Tuxedo Black, Stampin' Up! Dusty Durango, More Mustard, Old Olive and COPICS.
Paper: Stampin' Up! Dusty Durango, More Mustard, Old Olive, Chocolate Chip, Basic Black.
Tools:  Leaf Punch, Tim Holtz embossing folder Woodgrain.


I have entered this project in the following challenges:
Pollycraft Challenge #61: "Autumn Colors"
Spoon Full of "Sugar Challenge #120: "Animal Crackers" -
Lion

Paper Play Challenge #36: "Autumn is a Comin' "

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7 comments:

  1. your talent and dedication are rediculous! The outcome was well worth the work!

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  2. That's freakin' specatacular! Is it an 8x10 piece? I love it- I've been admiring the images, but yours is the first project I've seen using them together- love it!

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  3. Hello Annette! I love it! amazingly beautiful! I took my cup a tea, and admired your work my friend. A little piece of art. Love this movie too! Your coloring is gorgeous, and the scenery you created is magnificient.
    Hugs.
    Danielle.

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  4. All i can say is...OMG...this has totally blown me away. just love it! So much work! Love the whole scene you have created and all those leaves..wowsers!!! One awesome creation!
    Hugs leonie

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  5. Annette - this card is AMAZING!! I absolutely LOVE it! Beautiful!! I can't imagine how long it must have taken but WOW!!

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  6. Oh this is so fab, Annette! Really awesome! You have a whole diarama here, I shudder to think how long it must have taken you! But the result is so spectacular! Hugs, Dorcas

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