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« on: November 04, 2007 08:22:21 PM »

Long live the
Blue Bird of Zetti-ness,
my entry for the
ATC 'Zetti Turkey' Challenge.



This mixed media bird sports a tail of 10 blue scraps of paper, some luscious bright pink butterfly wings, and the ever delicious stripey legs.  Face is a stamped image, cut closely and doodled over with sharpie and colored pencil.  Waddle is red handmade paper, very feathery and soft. Background is torn bits of phonebook paper, layered and covered with a bit of punchinella stenciled white pigment ink.

I gave it all a good run-a-round with shading with colored pencils, and then the whole thing got the standard 'racky-edge' black inkpad treatment to finish it off.

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Long live the Blue Bird of Zetti-ness, and may you all have a blessed Turkey Holiday.
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« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2007 08:30:12 PM »

*arm in "right on" position*

Long live the Blue Bird of Zetti-ness
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« Reply #2 on: November 04, 2007 08:36:58 PM »

Thanks ma-darlin' Tee! Cheesy

This bird ushers in a fall without earthy oranges and browns; who knew?
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too cool - love it!   Grin
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« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2007 03:22:08 AM »

Beautiful as usual OY! There is so much cool stuff going on in this card - the hat, legs and wings look 3D and the tail papers are gorgeous Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2007 05:27:04 AM »

Very nice card, so colorful and lots of work!!!!!!! Really like your card.WONDERFUL!!!!! Smiley Smiley
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« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2007 05:43:49 AM »

Thanks guys!  I started out with a bit of a different vision (I was going to use india ink) and went this way instead.

I should note that the striped paper in the background is just what I scanned it on, and not part of the card itself. Smiley
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« Reply #7 on: November 05, 2007 04:43:52 PM »

As always, wonderful card~
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« Reply #8 on: November 06, 2007 09:17:07 AM »

Lovely, lovely, lovely ! What else could I say ! That is so beautiful !
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« Reply #9 on: November 06, 2007 08:53:18 PM »

This is AWESOME!!! ♥
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