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Wednesday, 18 February 2009

Boy - Tunnel Of Love!


My grandson... a great reason to keep going!! He was about 3 1/2 years old here, crawling through a tunnel in a fantastic children's playground. I loved the swirls in this photo, and so I have made it into an artsy piece by using chalk inks, direct to paper, to extend the photo image. I have enhanced the surround by using my new, fabtastic Inktense pencils - superb to work with (this was the first time) in order to build up the colour and texture. The challenge is from Sunday Stamper, at Ink on my Fingers, boy/boys. The stamps are swirls and words from a UMount plate, and my crooked heart from Hero Arts. A dash of glitter glue finishes off the edges. Thanks for looking - he loved that I was doing this while he crafted here with me... he is now nearly 5, and a GREAT stamper in the making!!!

8 comments:

Rainbow Lady said...

tee hee he got lost in the tunnel and is now invisible or he is off doing naughty things. Love Cynthia xx

Kristen Hermanny said...

This is the coolest thing EVER! What a great idea. What a great way to think outside the box! I am wowwed!!!

thanks, xx

Beryl (bik59) said...

It's fabulous Frankie, how big is he now
Beryl x

Beryl said...

What a great way to mount a precious photo. I've bookmarked that challenge site as I'm looking to do something other than sketches.
Beryl xx

Stempelchaotin said...

Wow this is really lovely.
Gorgeous idea. Love them.

Ann Whitfield said...

This is fantastic Frankie and I'm not surprised he loved watching you do this
Ann x

Rainbow Lady said...

Ah ha now he is showing and behaving too. Lovely card. Love Cynthia x

Hels said...

Aw what a little cutey he is... love the way you have included the swirls in the background too. Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper - sorry I haven't been able to get here sooner, had a car crash :O(( but am on the mend now, a new theme just uploaded for this week too :O)) Thanks again for joining in and sharing this gorgeous little fella xxx