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Topic: Venturing into collage--Flamingo for a Friend  (Read 892 times)
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« on: May 13, 2010 06:17:19 AM »

I want to start with a disclaimer:  I claim sewing and quilting as my primary crafts...but last year, I started branching out a bit into the world of papercrafting, ATCs, inchies, etc.

A friend of mine needed a little cheering after a hospital stay, so I wanted to send her something funny and personal...she loves flamingos!!  I decided I could try making a big (8x10) "ATC"... Smiley

Also, I am participating in the Complete all Boards Craftalong, so here is probably my only post to this board Smiley

I present my collaged flamingo!

Done on canvas board with torn paper, gesso, markers, ink, paint, and love!

Thank you for looking...I know she likes it and that is what counts! Smiley

 A bit more detail!
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Definitely Art!  Wink Grin
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« Reply #2 on: May 13, 2010 07:53:04 AM »

That's lovely! And don't be so quick to say this will be your only post to this board -- once you've got the collage bug it's hard to stop. The next thing you know, you're eyeing the roof of the car and thinking "All that blank space..."

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« Reply #3 on: May 13, 2010 08:10:57 AM »

I am taking that as meaning you are speaking from experience... Cheesy

Too late...I am collaging my craft room door... Cheesy

and thanks...I am happy to be done with this challenge!
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« Reply #4 on: May 13, 2010 09:31:38 AM »

That is so great. I don't know why I hang on to so much paper, but this is the perfect use. I love it. I like the colors and the little details. Can't wait to see your finished 'art' room.
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« Reply #5 on: May 13, 2010 09:32:06 AM »

awesome work!  I really dig the background depth and interest Cheesy
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« Reply #6 on: May 13, 2010 10:08:18 AM »

very pretty and unique, I am sure she will cherish it!
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« Reply #7 on: May 13, 2010 08:48:47 PM »

  Great job, Always! Look foward to seeing more of your artwork!
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