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Friday, 8 March 2013

Spots And Stripes / Circles and Straight Lines Challenge

Created for Challenge 24 
Spots And Stripes / Circles and Straight Lines Challenge 
At the Gorgeous Artful Times hosted by Neet and Von
I began with plain white card, used a circle as 
a template and drew some lines in pencil below.
Painted this using Aqua markers, water and brush.
Once dry, cut out to make the globe shape with striped stand.
Also used the off cuts to make some stripey seaweed and a 
hole punch to cut out little spots/air bubbles.
The Seahorse I stamped first (creative expressions stamp)
then painted and cut out. 
Glued the elements together, added a small circle of card.
Will use the finished design as a decoration for my jar.





11 comments:

Gibby Frogett said...

Love what you've created with your new Seahorse stamp Heather. Lovely colours. Cool idea xxx

Lauren Costello said...

Gorgeous decoration! Love how you've subtly combined the spots and stripes :)

Lauren x

Jia said...

Oh my God, Lovely decoration, a very beautiful seahorse, you are an artist. Great work.

Von said...

Lovehow you have interuped the theme :) and that seahorse is to die for .
Thank you for sharing with us at Artful Times
Von ☺

chrissies said...

Fantastic Hazel. I love the sea horse stamp

Best wishes Chrissie xxx

Julia S-W said...

Gorgeous seahorse you've used here Heather. I love how you've interpreted the theme with your jar topper.
Juliax

Queenie Jeannie said...

This is so cool!!! Love it!

Neet said...

Such a pretty pastel piece of artwork. Adorable seahorse.
Thanks for joining us at Artful Times.
Hugs, Neet xx

lena-dailyscrap said...

Lovely entry and a very cute seahorse!

Sylv said...

Love the colours and the beautiful seahorse.

Sylv xx

WendyK said...

Gorgeous, love the seahorse. I feel another purchase coming along.