Sunday, 27 October 2013

ATC challenge with the theme, "Seeing Red"

I have had problems with timing of my ATC challenge on PDA, making up for some lost time I had to arrange to cram a couple of challenges to end in October. This is the second of those challenges.

In the first card, I built up a background using craft papers using small pieces in varying shades of red, from pink to dark red. After this I stamped a looped line in a terra cotta colour in several areas and then a few areas of silver. I added a main image, which was a portrait of a model in a red hat. Lastly, I added two pieces of holographic wrapping paper with heart shapes.

A very simple card. The background was a red wrapping paper with silver stars and the main image of a robin was layered over the background. A roughly torn entry from a dictionary for the word RED was added at an angle to the branch at the bottom of the card to create balance.

I should be doing more with collage and mixed media but I am spreading my artistic endeavours very thinly at the moment, my own fault but I can't seem to stop taking up more challenges : music, art, poetry and photography. I want to do it all. Something will probably give sooner or later.

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