February 18, 2014

Creating my own background

Greetings Everyone!
It's time for a new challenge over at Elphine House Australia
This month the challenge is to create your own background, OR background papers.

I decided that I would draw in my own background.
I had a ton of fun doing it too.

The darling stamp I used is called "Carrie Princess - Three Wheeling" 
available only at Elphine House Australia
I thought she would look great with a sidewalk, and brick building behind her.
So that was my goal.
Here are the beginning stages of my little background artwork.
It's too bad I'm not a "real" artist.  LOL
And this is how it turned out.
Did I succeed?


Coloring each brick was a little time consuming, but with the help of both Copic Markers, and Prisma Colored Pencils, I really like how they turned out.  I did try for a shadowy effect behind this little cutie, but I'm not too thrilled with that part of it.
The flower was created using Magnolia's DooHickey dies.

We do hope that you'll take a moment and go visit Elphine House Australia's Challenge Blog, and check out what the rest of the DT did, and maybe even decide to join us in this months challenge.




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