Tuesday, August 7, 2012

Go Fly a Kite Challenge

This months Challenge at the Inspiration Journal Blog was Go Fly a Kite. Check it out to win here.

So using some Dylusion Spray Inks on Manila Cardstock I began the journey.



I added Stencil work with the Chequered Dots and pen work to enhance the background.




The Kite itself is on Manila cardstock that has the new Tissue Wrap Melange from Tim on it.
I added Distress Inks underneath and on top...and of course some Distress Markers add color to the Moths.




The kite string and tail are made using Tim's new Paper String-Solid from Idea-ology.

You know the fun part is digging around in your old stamp sets to find something that works with the new.

The Umbrella Man from Creative Muse was perfect here, as was the saying.

And the tree from Regal Findings was great for some background.

Check out the blog and make your contribution...you could win!

Linda

17 comments:

  1. Love this - so colorful! I only wish I had need of an umbrella.

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  2. Thism is such a fun and quirky piece! I think you have found a new style for yourself! It suits you.

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  3. Linda...your kite piece is so fun! I love your colors and your design. That white opaque doodling really pops on all of those fab stenciled patterns. Love your umbrella man flying the kite! What a fun piece! <3 Candy

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  4. This is gorgeous! I love the colors!

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  5. This is so cool! Thanks for sharing!!

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  6. Beatiful. I like all the colours and elements. Especially like all that white pen work.

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  7. Your pen work so makes your art pop! You are so good at distressing too. Love it!

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  8. Fabulous tag, Linda! Love the scene you've created with Umbrella Man and that new tissue looks awesome with your tinkering.

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  9. Darling! I love the colors, umbrella man, tissue and most of all the DOODLING! No one does it better than you.

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  10. Gorgeous Kite! Loving all the elements, just waiting for the new ideaolgy. Mind you it would be sooo good if I got me some ART time :))

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  11. fantastic colors and design Linda! so fun! loving all the details!

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  12. The whole piece is fantastic, but love the kite especially!

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  13. Simply beautiful, love it all - but yes, the kite is a great touch!

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  14. LOVE the color in this and love the way you've used the umbrella man! Gorgeous tag, Linda!

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  15. Gorgeous ! I love the vibrancy of Dylusions inks in the background and your combination of images, stamping & inkwork. Have a great day, Shirley

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  16. Wow. I want to learn to do backgrounds like yours. Stunning.

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