Friday, June 22, 2007

The giraffe is back.....

......for another sketch challenge at Poetic Artistry! Julee is the Blogger Bingo Queen these days. (In case you missed it, I entered a giraffe card in one of her past sketch challenge contests and won!) So - the giraffe is back. Call another number, girl!


All stamps are by smARTworks. The saying is actually a partial stamp - the whole saying is "Glad to hear things are looking up!" - but it didn't fit in the space I had, so I just inked part of it. It works, huh?

This patterned paper is from a set of small pads of paper I got from creativexpress.com before we left the States 2 years ago...there is a lot of it left and some of it is *very* uncool...but I'm still using it up...sigh...I stamped the script on the left background panel - wow, it is really crooked!

The giraffe (we need to name it, don't we...!) is colored with Prismacolor pencils/OMS and popped with mounting tape, and so is the saying. Lots of sponging too. Paper raffia, and some handmade paper to break up the straight lines a little.

Hard to believe I left a background white - no clouds, no leaves...what's gotten into me?!

11 comments:

  1. Another great card. I just love this giraffe! Hopefully your prize pack from the last giraffe card makes it to you soon. I sent it International Priority mail a month ago. When it comes, you'll have some fun new paper to play with.

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  2. ohhhh what a great card, love that giraffe!

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  3. Great card it looks like the giraffe is coming right out of the window. Love the colors! thanks for sharing.

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  4. I love Giraffes! Such a cute card.

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  5. This is a beautiful card! Even the cloudless background works( wink) Did you know that Giraffes are my favorite animal?? As soon as I have a new address I am going to order this stamp...

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  6. Fantastic card, love that giraffe.

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  7. You did a fantastic job on this card! Great looking image and you did it proud with your coloring. Love how you used the background papers, too - very interesting combo. TFS

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  8. Fabulous! It's so life like!

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  9. Glad you left that background white - makes the giraffe really pop! Wonderful card!

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  10. Great job on the sketch challenge. Love the different papers you used. The giraffe image is perfect. Ida

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