Tuesday 22 April 2008

HS:MS road

Today's prompt: road: 'A way of course on which to travel. have you got a road? (Im betting you have!

I went out by bus to a fairly local post office and craft shop and I remembered to take my camera with me. The first two shots were taken from the bus stop looking in either direction - a busy main road. And the third one is a quieter road just round the corner from us.

ATCs for CBC swap

This morning I worked on my contribution for the Salt challenge that will be launched on Thursday - so can't show it yet.

Since lunch, I've made my ATCs for this month's swap on CBC 'quick and cute'. I used some stamped images that were kindly sent to me by Purplepenguin (Nick) - by Dewdrop Crafts 'Misty' designs.

The background on the giraffe one was achieved by using a Fiskars embossing plate in my big shot and inking it with Stazon saddle brown. The background of the elephant one was done with alcohol inks: pepper red, butterscotch and a touch of slate and silver.

The colouring in was done with karismacolor pencils, pastel pencils and inktense pencils, blended with Sansodor (I'm still very much at the practising stage):