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« on: October 04, 2010 04:03:31 PM »

I love cutting things out of scrap-booking paper and knew that would lend itself well to this project.

I started out with a bit of pixel art so I could figure out all the colors I would need as well as what shapes to cut out.


I usually have some pretty cute company when I work.  


Mama in cutout form




A closeup of Mama to show her layers


Mama with her background next to the original sketch


Framed Mama!


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« Reply #1 on: October 04, 2010 04:09:59 PM »

cute! I love that it's 3d!
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« Reply #2 on: October 04, 2010 04:34:33 PM »

ditto what pixieval said! Love the 3d effect! It looks awesome framed!  Wink
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« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2010 04:56:26 PM »

Oh, she's just perfect!  She really does make a great piece of framed art.

How did you achieve the layers, little foam squares or another form of genius?
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« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2010 05:04:48 PM »

Its very clean looking!  I can't quite tell from the pictures--did you cut out little squares or little bunches of color from paper?  Is it all made out of cardstock?
Either way-very nice!
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« Reply #5 on: October 04, 2010 05:13:14 PM »

amazing!
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« Reply #6 on: October 04, 2010 05:23:04 PM »

Thanks everyone!  The layers are achieved by using double sided foam mounting tape. I buy a big roll of it and just cut it down to whatever dimensions i need for a project.  The cutout itself is from various types of scrap-booking paper, some is card stock, some is a little flimsier (it kind of all depends on finding the right color/texture/pattern in whatever type of paper I can).  She is made out of blocks of color as opposed to individual pixels.  I thought that would be better to show some dimension.   
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« Reply #7 on: October 04, 2010 06:56:54 PM »

that's super cute!  my hand hurts just from looking at all those fine little cuts!
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« Reply #8 on: October 04, 2010 07:10:49 PM »

Love it, nice clean job.  Looks great framed too.
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« Reply #9 on: October 04, 2010 07:51:27 PM »

very cool! excellent work!
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« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2010 08:12:41 PM »

that is so awesome!
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« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2010 09:24:23 PM »

I really like this idea!!!  How long did you take to do the cutting??
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« Reply #12 on: October 05, 2010 06:06:18 AM »

Fun! I've done that sort of paper craft with a kit before and it is fun. Looks good!
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« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2010 09:13:23 AM »

Thanks everyone!  The layers are achieved by using double sided foam mounting tape. I buy a big roll of it and just cut it down to whatever dimensions i need for a project.  The cutout itself is from various types of scrap-booking paper, some is card stock, some is a little flimsier (it kind of all depends on finding the right color/texture/pattern in whatever type of paper I can).  She is made out of blocks of color as opposed to individual pixels.  I thought that would be better to show some dimension.   

Very cool!!  Thanks for sharing your process with us!  I've done some layers with those itty bitty sticky circles that come on rolls.  I never thought of cutting mounting tape down to perfect size.  That is awesome!
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