Wednesday, 13 February 2013

Craft Barn Alpha Challenge - Letter E

Evening folks,

here is my E page for the fab challenge set by the Craft Barn for 2013, please pop on over here for full details. For a view of all the entries to date please pop on over here too!

Ha ha ha, I am trying to stick to a mythological theme and knew already that the dictionary I am altering is limited in its references to this subject but I am sure with a little artistic licence I will manage!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

E was a bit of a problem until I found my chosen word - Elemental! Inspiration hit as I realised I could adapt it ,loosely albeit, to my theme.

Here you go.................


The backgrounds were created very simply with distress inks and a copic coloured border.

Air - the angel is from a Debbie Moore set, she was stamped and coloured using DI and a gold metallic marker. The clouds were hand-drawn with a white gel pen.
Fire -  the dragon is a peel-off from Papermania (I think?) and was coloured using a gold metallic marker. I drew some tounges of fire using the gold marker, lol you can just about see them!!
Earth - the fairy is by Papermania, she was stamped and coloured with DI, some stickles was also added to her wings for a little sparkle, the leaves on the fairy section are by fiskars.
Water - the mermaid and bubbles are from a Little Big Tree set, the mermaid was embossed in silver directly onto the page and coloured with DI and a silver metallic marker.

The elemental titles were doodled directly on to the page.

Here are scanned copies of the above so you can hopefully see more of the details (lol my camera is pants!!)........






Many thanks for popping by and leaving a comment if you feel you would like too.

Huge hugs

Dawn x

20 comments:

Scrapmate said...

What a fabulous DPS. A great idea and a wonderful depiction.

Craftymoose Crafts said...

Great pages, Dawn! Thank you for the award--I'll put up a little post soon!

Distinctly Daisy said...

Fantastic!

The Craft Barn said...

Great choice of word and I really like your interpretation.
Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn
Izzy

Karen said...

Fabulous sweetie!!!!!! HUGS xxxxx

Elaine said...

Great pages - love your depiction of your word!!

Sue said...

This is fabulous Dawn, what a great choice of word x

Annie said...

A challenge within a challenge...well done, Dawn! Each element is beautifully depicted!

Zeffy said...

Wow so clever to work with a theme....love what you did with E all four elements look perfect....do you know when the next letter will be posted?

BJ said...

Dawn, your page is spot on. I adore than lovely mermaid stamp, but you knew that (still have my card up!!) Great how you got the fairy to sit on the word too, it all hangs together so well. Suoer job. BJ

Laura said...

Loving your word Dawn. Great pages. I think I may be using artistic license of a few of my pages too...

Danielle Champagne said...

Hello Dawn, wow! your page is beautifully done, so clever to have chosen a theme, and stick to it. I do love the dragon and the lovely mermaid. Wonderful page! cheers from Montreal.

Maggie said...

Totally gorgeous pages great ideas!

MaggieH

Sylv said...

Very clever idea, love each panel, colours and stamping.

Sylvia xx

JansArtyJunk said...

A Fab 'E' word..for some amazing pages...very clever!

Nan G said...

Great adaptation of your word!

BJ said...

I'm just not a stamper and certainly not a colourer-in kind of a person which is why I liked the technique to use any stamp as a border. Not much to resist in the stamp department as they just don't appeal to me really. BJ

Alice said...

Love your page, the colours, the stamps, the simplicity and the idea.

Connie said...

Hi . . . great blog. I love your layering and the texture that you add to your journal and altered book pages. Very Cool!!!
I am inspired.
If you read this before Monday morning (my time) come over and get in on my Give-away. If not come on over anyway . . . I follow back every follower that I get. I love making new friends with creative artists:)
Stay happy and keep making art :)
Connie :)

Sandy said...

Wonderful!!!
Sandy