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Topic: Harry Potter Tryptic + Snape!  (Read 5276 times)
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« on: July 18, 2012 05:10:53 PM »

jillbeans and I did a private swap for four cards. I got the awesome Star Wars ones she posted (love Jabba!) and she got these from me. Harry Potter, Hermione, and Ron all fit together. Snape is by himself (isn't he always?). They got lost in the mail for a few days and I about freaked out thinking I would have to do them all again. But they magically made their way to jillybeans mailbox!

 Here they are together with Hogwarts behind them.

 Harry Potter

 Hermione

 Ron, he was one of my favorites!

 And Snape. He is my other favorite.
 Here is Snape again to show the shimmer in the backgrounds. They were all shimmery. I got carried away! LOL!

 It was the good shimmer that doesn't come off on you.  Wink
 Thanks for checking them out!!!!

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« Reply #1 on: July 18, 2012 05:16:40 PM »

Ah, I am noting the artistically crumpled paper backgrounds.... I remember you mentioned you were trying this technique!  I love these results!  And you did such a great job!  I don't think I could ever make my drawings look like anybody they were intended to resemble... but you nailed them all!  I especially love the Ron and Snape ones (and the dragon in the background on Harry's).  Is the shimmer some kind of spray?
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« Reply #2 on: July 18, 2012 05:34:07 PM »

those are so wonderful - great job!!!
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« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2012 05:55:41 PM »

Very cool! Great job!
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« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2012 05:56:43 PM »

Yep, they are sprays! The background I originally smeared all over with Destressing ink, then crumpled and destressed some more (and more and more). It still didn't look quite done so I used two kinds of sprays. The Ditto spray will cover over anything you have down before you spray it. Very opaque. The second spray I have is by Art-C (got it from Hobby Lobby) and it just does a shimmer and doesn't cover up anything you have already done. I used them both.
 And I have seen your cards bunny1kenobi. You don't give yourself enough credit. We know who they are and they are great!

 And thanks! I am going to try to do the people in color next time, Eeks!
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These are so amazing!  Grin
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« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2012 07:11:17 PM »

I'm pretty much in love with them. They rock my world. They might need a frame Them by themselves. They are so flipping cool. But I pretty much new they would rock since you are amazing.
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« Reply #7 on: July 18, 2012 07:46:14 PM »

They are so flipping cool. But I pretty much new they would rock since you are amazing.

Exactly.   Cheesy
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« Reply #8 on: July 18, 2012 07:59:36 PM »

These are so great!! I love the trio and the way they fit together. Just wonderful!
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« Reply #9 on: July 18, 2012 09:46:39 PM »

Great drawings. Did you color them with markers, copics or watercolor?
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« Reply #10 on: July 19, 2012 05:01:31 AM »

Copic. I got a bunch of markers for Christmas but I only seem to use W1, W3, W5, & W7. LOL! I need to branch out. Baby steps.
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« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2012 09:59:43 AM »

It makes me want copics even more. I'll put them on the wish list.
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« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2012 10:49:10 AM »

So worth it!!! I call them magical. Love them to bits!
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« Reply #13 on: July 20, 2012 08:48:27 AM »

These are just fantabulous!
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« Reply #14 on: July 20, 2012 01:33:56 PM »

Amazing!
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« Reply #15 on: July 21, 2012 06:14:55 PM »

Holey crap!.... Those are some of the most amazing pictures I have ever seen on this site. BRAVO!!!! Cheesy
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« Reply #16 on: July 22, 2012 03:22:05 AM »

i love them!!! they are awesome.  Grin
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« Reply #17 on: July 22, 2012 12:16:22 PM »

Those are great!
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« Reply #18 on: July 23, 2012 03:58:23 AM »

They're awesome...I love the crumpled paper look you used for the backgrounds!  I must try that sometime Smiley
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« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2012 05:04:47 AM »

 jillybeans sent me a couple links to tutorials on how to do that! I will share the love!

http://www.timholtz.com/vid_distressink.htm
http://www.timholtz.com/vid_dabber-resist.htm
 
 It shows how to use the distressing ink and pads (and paint dabbers I think). He makes crumpling paper look so effortless but I had to recrumple a couple times. I was not a natural. Ha! The destressing ink does not shimmer. That was a couple of sprays. I gave the name brand of those on the first page. Super fun!
 Thanks again to jillybeans for the links and thank you to everyone for such nice and encouraging responses!

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« Reply #20 on: July 23, 2012 06:32:21 AM »

Ah, thanks for sharing the links gozer Smiley  I will wait till I'm in a 'need to destress' mood before I attempt a bunch of crumpling Cheesy
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« Reply #21 on: July 23, 2012 02:05:21 PM »

I love, Love, LOVE these!!!!!
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« Reply #22 on: July 24, 2012 07:50:29 AM »

these are really good. i'm suprised that you put so much effort into a small project. i haven't tried making cards, but it may be easier to find the time to do than a large scale project. thanks for the inspiration
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« Reply #23 on: July 24, 2012 12:37:38 PM »

They're absolutely wonderful!
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« Reply #24 on: July 24, 2012 07:09:58 PM »

I really like these a lot! The shimmery crumpled backs are awesome.
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Awesome job!
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« Reply #26 on: December 05, 2012 09:02:54 AM »

WOW that looks amazing!!!
I attempted drawing what you did. I think yours is better.
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« Reply #27 on: December 05, 2012 11:59:05 AM »

 Not better. Just a different STYLEWink
 ... and thank you.
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« Reply #28 on: December 08, 2012 09:10:15 PM »

Super WOW! This Rocks!
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« Reply #29 on: December 17, 2012 03:37:27 AM »

what an awesome job you did. Brilliant!!
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These are really nice. I am going to have to make a series that lines up like that now
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