Thursday, 7 August 2008

Hermine's challenge

The very talented Hermine, co-author of the book Art specially for ATC lovers, has set a challenge on her blog, - to use her back ground. Here is my contribution. I did not want to cover up too much of the background as it is so beautiful, so I basically made a card topper, trying to blend in the colours, (a mix of alcohol inks and water soluable crayons and some gesso), with her background. I then embellished with some wire, beads and buttons. The image on the topper is from an antique postcard I picked up at a flee market in Brittany.

8 comments:

Char said...

Your entry is fantastic. Love the beads. Great touch.

Lorraine said...

love the way you have blended in the image. Thanks for your comments on my blog about the acetate (I think I am having an acetate on everything phase at the moment! as it adds a further layer!)

herminesplace said...

Its beautiful, love the colours you added around the image, grat iamge and love the beads. Thank you for playing.

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow was ist das klasse.
Wunderschön Astrid. Gefällt mir sehr. Awesome.

Terry said...

This looks verry good!

~*~Patty said...

You've done such a lovely job on Hermine's beautiful background. I just Love the look and feel of this piece of art!

Femmy said...

it's great Astrid!! love the beads!!

stamp and scrape said...

Such a beautiful piece - your work compliments the background so well.
Ros

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