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Wednesday, 28 January 2009

Winter Sports - Let's Stand on One Leg!!

An arch is a 1st for me... This is my entry for the challenge on the Gothic Arches board, here. As you know, I like to try a different angle on things!! The image is from Joanna Sheen's Oriental Dreams CD, and the background is created by spraying with Glimmer Mists and overprinting with alcohol inks - seems this has become a fav technique at the moment!! The snow is Fluffy stuff and the arch is finished off with a Sakura silver Pentouch line around the edge. I really enjoyed it, and will definitely try more of these arch challenges.

11 comments:

AliMayes said...

You've done it! It's lovely and I must say that is one of my favourite images from the CD. It's so versatile I've even used it for Christmas cards.
Ali xx

Femmy said...

wow!! this is beautiful!!

Ann Whitfield said...

Now that is distinctly thinking outside the box Frankie and I love it!!
Ann x

Linniepink said...

fabby i love it
linniex

Rainbow Lady said...

Don't understand where winter sports come into it but it is lovely lol
Love Cynthia x

Dragon said...

Cynthia... as Ann says, I was thinking outside the box... its the crane's winter sports!!

duh
xx

Kristen Hermanny said...

This is one of the most beautiful gothic arches/paper crafts I have ever seen. The depth is there to the point where I could step on in and walk around inside this piece. Bravo. I can't believe it is your first arch.

xxx

Faye said...

This is so fantastic. I love the cranes. Please collect an award from my blog.

Hermine said...

Great arch

Beryl (bik59) said...

Frankie, it is gorgeous
Beryl x

KardKrazy said...

Like your take on the theme....great arch! Glad you gave Gothic Arches a try.