Saturday, September 8, 2007

Jungle Monkey

Well I finally managed to make a card with my copic colored monkey. It feels like it has taken me forever to get this card to come out the way I wanted it. Besides the whole airbrush nightmare I ran into a few more problems along the way. When I went to airbrush the embossed oval last night the paper template I was using was not lining up exactly with the inner embossed oval so I kept over spraying it. After many attempts to rectify the situation I finally gave up. I went back to the art store today and found some stencil paper to cut my oval mask from and that helped a lot. Another problem I had was my Marvy giga scalloped punch was not big enough to mat my oval piece on so I had to improvise there too. The way I finally got it to fit was by punching 4 scalloped oval pieces and then I pieced them together to look like one big one. I finally got it all to come to together this afternoon but it sure was a long process getting there. I bet it would have been a lot easier to do this if I had some of the new Spellbinders Nestabilities but they are still not available yet so I think this was an okay way to improvise in the meantime . I also used the scraped oil pastels technique from the current Technique Junkies newsletter for the background. Now it is time to move on to other things. I hope you like it.
We are down to the final week of BB. Any predictions on who is going to win it? I am still rooting for Danielle. I found out who one of the final two is. I am not very happy about it but I won't say anything because I don't want to spoil it for you.
Hope you have a good night.


Linda said...
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Linda said...

Love your shading on the money using the Copic markers. He looks so cute. You did a wonderful job. I love the total card. The scraped oil pastels turned out very nice as well.