Tuesday, July 14, 2009

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At first this sketch had me a bit worried. However, as I looked at it more closely the possibilities really started springing to mind. It truly challenged my creative thinking to go outside of the box a bit. And that is one of the things I love most about this group. The challenge sketches force me to stretch my imagination.

For the background, I decided to go with a new technique I just learned on SCS called faux grid. On shiny cardstock I stamped various leaves in the colors I chose and created the tile around them. For the yellow rectangles I used a technique called faux linen created by sanding shiny white cardstock then sponging ink over it. Unfortunately the faux linen doesn't show up in the picture.

Thank you Ms. M for a truly challenging, exciting sketch!

Hugs,
Lisa ;)

4 comments:

  1. Lisa...this is so beautiful! What a great masculine card! You did a great job with the faux techniques you've learned on SCS. That faux grid is awesome! I love how you interpreted the sketch. It really was a tough one for me. Now that I look at your sketch, I'm wondering why I was so stressed out about it - your card flows so smoothly. So glad you can share your talents on the TT team. Hugs, Darla

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  2. This is GORGEOUS Lisa! I love the distressed look of the two panels and the grid is fantastic, too. Your color scheme is lovely on this as well. You REALLY rocked this one!!!

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  3. Hey Lisa,

    I really like what you did with that last MTT sketch before we went on Hiatus!!! Sorry I have not been by much lately life has just gotten crazy, but I wanted to come by and congratulate you on the new Inktegrity Team and I look forward to getting to work with you on another team too!!! Yea!!!!

    Heather

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