More homework for my online A Cut Above class. This time we learned how to make a shaped card from a digital image. I'd already kinda done that before, but I took it a few steps further and played with some different options.
Here's the card:
Here's the shaped card open:
Now, about that coloring. I only wanted to color the eyes, but then I got a hair-brained idea to distress the edges of the card front, you know, for definition. Pfft. I slipped with the applicator and schmeared brown ink all over the owl's face. I had no choice but to color the whole thing. Well, at least the ears stand out a little now.
Doesn't he look like he's saying, "Um, okaaaayyyy ... Please stop.":
Okay, okay, since I have a bazillion feathers left over, I've added a few to try and make it better:
This is really a cool technique, though. You can take almost any shape and make it into a shaped card - front and back. I'll need to play with something less nutzoid. This is a fun stamp, but maybe not so much as a whole card. Maybe I'll make another shape this weekend. We'll see.
Thanks for stopping by!
PS: Maybe the eyes need ... wait, no, I'm done.