I'm at a crafty weekend thingie, and I'm hoping to have some of the surrounding mojo rub off on me. So far I've made 2 cards in 10 hours, and it's not like I haven't tried. Several of us finally broke out some Tim Holtz Bird Crazy stamps and started playing. This is what came out of my first effort:
I love these birds, and even though I've seen some wicked-good examples with watercolor, I used Copics to color him, or is it a her? I may water color some another day.
I like that you can make these birds say just about anything, so I did. Because I'm being challenged with worse-than-normal lighting conditions, I'm not even sure this is in focus. Let me try again with the sentiment:
It only took me an hour or so to figure out how to get the bird's tail to stick out of the die-cut frame. I need to work on that some more. Or maybe I need a nap.
I'll probably play with these guys some more this weekend, so I'll share if one is actually blog-worthy.
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Stuff I used: Mama Elephant dies, craft knife to trim around the bird's tail, and the following: