Monday, November 30, 2015

Mixed Media Collage ATC

Scrapbook papers
Book page scrap
Magazine words
Metal sticker stars
Black marker
Printed photo (Mischief Circus)

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Friday, November 27, 2015

Hand drawn girls - ATC's

In the style of Marieke Blokland

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

More Blackout Poetry ATC's

Here are four more of my drawings on bookpage. 

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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Blackout Poetry Girls

Here are some of my blackout poetry atc's. 
I black out most the words on the page by drawing and painting over them.
It's my favorite thing to do lately!

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Monday, November 23, 2015

Frida Kahlo HD/HP ATC's

Here are my hand drawn/painted Frida cards for a swap.

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Sunday, November 22, 2015

Yam ATC's

For a swap, we were sent a mystery item to create Atc's with. 
We didn't know what the item was until we received it.

The mystery items were these Pacific Gold Yam labels.

 Here is what I created with them.

This first one has an ephemera background.
I added the lady from a book and words from a magazine.
The fork is stamped and cut out.

For this next one I used an old recipe book page to make my background.
The yam image is from the same page.
The orange words are from a magazine.
Utensils are stamped and cut out. 

This last atc also has an old yam recipe for the background.
Cut the lady from an old kids book.
Used that same utensil stamp used on the others.
And of course added the yam sticker.

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Saturday, November 21, 2015

Tah Dah - Postage People ATC

The background is an old note that I gelli printed over.
Added black and white polka dotted washi tape around edges.
I used and old postage stamp for my lady.
The wings, rose, body and tah dah all came from kits at Mischief Circus.

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Lost Without You ATC

Gelli print backround. 
Heat embossed edges.
Magazine cut-outs.
The girl is an old drawing of mine that I fussy cut and glued on.
The heart is printed and cut from a kit at Mischief Circus.

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Friday, November 20, 2015

Mixed Media Bird ATC

I hand drew the bird onto my gelli printed background. 
Added doodling with white pen.
I used a stencil for the blue & yellow heat embossed squares.
Added staples for embellishments.
Outlined edges with pen and heat embossed.

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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Tim Holtz ATC's

This ATC has metal tape background that I dry embossed and added some paint to.
Gears are diecut from brown paper. 
The men and quote are Tim Holtz stamps.
The gear embellishment was made from a mold with the melting pot and then painted and inked.

This one has an inked background.
The stamped umbrella man is heat embossed and outlined.
I added heat embossing to the card and edges as well.
The quote is stamped on cardstock.

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Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Gelli Print Bird ATC

Gelli print background.
Bird shape I hand cut from gelli print scraps.

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Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Butterfly ATC's

I used white school glue to make the crackle background on this atc.
Added heat embossing to edges and background.
Used my irock to attach the gems.

This ATC has a glimmer mist background with added purple heat embossing. 

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Mixed Media Girl on Gelli Print

For this mixed media atc, 
I hand drew and painted my girl on a gelli print background.
 Imagine is stamped on cardstock. 
I used my irock to add the green gems. 
Outlined the edges with pen. 
Added a crackle finish.
Heat embossed edges.

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Monday, November 9, 2015

Mixed Media ATC's

This mixed media house atc has lots of textures.
 I used modeling paste through stencils.
Heat embossed in purple around the edges and randomly onto background.
I created the houses using pieces of gelli prints scraps. 
The words were stamped directly on the roofs. 
Pen work added for detail. 

This next one is a mixed media bird atc. 
I added lots of texture with modeling paste as well as heat embossing. 
Bird is stamped and diecut from a gelli print. 
Dream is stamped onto cardstock, outlined with pen.

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Friday, November 6, 2015

Life is Beautiful, Inspire

This ATC is a gelli print background with heat embossed edges.
Added a beautiful layered butterfly sticker. 
Quote stamped on cardstock.
Outlined the atc with white pen.

This next one I used glimmer mist for my background.
Heat embossed the edges purple.
 Flowers are stamped and outlined. 
The butterfly is a beautiful layered sticker. 
Inspire quote is stamped onto cardstock.

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Thursday, November 5, 2015

Reach for the Stars ATC

Hand drawn/painted girl on stamped background. 
Words are rub-ons. 
Paper punched stars. 
Pen outlining.

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Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Merri's Naughty Smile

Blackout poetry ATC.
Hand drawn on book page.

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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Mixed Media Heart ATC

I painted the background and added stamped hearts. I used a heart brick stencil with modeling paste. I heat embossed around the heart shape and added white pen outlining and heat embossing to the edges as well. Quote is stamped on cardstock and outlined. It really came out gorgeous.

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Monday, November 2, 2015

Blackout Poetry ATC's

Here are 3 blackout poetry artist trading cards.
 I created them by blacking out words and adding my hand drawn images.

Water colors,
Charcoal pencil

This cat realizes she must save her friend 'Eggs' from the others.

Ellen the owl watches over the children on the playground at school.

Jack the cat really wanted to skip but he was told to sit..

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