Friday, October 17, 2014

The One That Didn't Get Away

Welcome

This is the second card I taught this week, and we tackled the 'dreaded masculine card', and conquered it.


We started with a piece of embossed kraft paper from a Tim Holtz pad I brought years ago, which we sponged with Distress Inks - Broken China, Spiced Marmalade and Bundled Sage.


The fisherman image (a Kiwistamping Image)was coloured with prisma coloured pencils, and the fish painted with grey Kohinoor watercolour paint and over painted with Oyster Twinkling H2O's.


The sentiment was embossed with copper embossing powder, the panel sponged with Spiced Maramlade DI, and adhered to the side of the image panel.


The final touch was this starfish charm, attached with some pearle thread - you can see the embossed paper behind the charm.

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24 comments:

aussie aNNie said...

Hi Maxine, for a guy this is this is one awesome project, great colours and gorgeous image used.xx
The Journey is the Start

Lovely Linda said...

Great card Maxine - love all of the texture and that image! I am sure your class had fun making it! {{{hugs}}}

Sharyn Polesel said...

What a great masculine card! Someone is going to be very happy! Thanks for joining us at Seize the Birthday.

Wendy Batchen said...

Great card for a man. Thank you for joining us at Sisters of Craft and good luck. Wendy DT

Leanne said...

Now that is pretty cool. I love the star fish and the image is neat. I like that paper too. Way to go!

Thanks for playing our Birthday Challenge at 4 Crafty Chicks.

Leanne DT
4 Crafty Chicks

MiamiKel said...

Oh wonderful ,Maxine! Yes they are dreaded, lol, but you made this one shine! I love the way his shirt matches the paper :) Blessings!

Joanne said...

An absolutely FAB card! I love the distressed ink results on your paper, it looks great! And such a cute image! It's a perfect card for our "For The Boys" challenge at CC&CC. Thanx so much for playing along with us! Hugs, Joanne

Jeanette (Forest Ranger) said...

Another fabulous card!

jimlynn said...

You conquered it just right!!! So cute and love that starfish charm.
Lynn

Ema M said...

Fantastic masculine card! Thanks for joining us at Inspiration Destination. Hope to see you again and good luck!
Ema
IDCB Owner

Carole Robb Bisson said...

The one that didn't get away. A super MAN card with an very creative layout. Thank you for posting your beautiful art with us this week during our 154th challenge at Word Art Wednesday. Carole Robb Bisson

Dawn Turley said...

fabulous Maxine.

JD/ Jill said...

You sure didn't have any problems with creating a masculine card. Great job!

cm said...

Conquered it is right; this is a fabulous masculine card. Great images, eye-catching 'guy' colours...yep, this is one that 'didn't get away'! Fabulous! Thank you for joining us at ATSM!
~c

Sue said...

Such a fun mens card! I like your b/ground and the charm is a great addition. Thank you for joining us at ATSM.

Diane Noble said...

We at Word Art Wednesday thank you so much for participating in our challenge this week. We are delighted to share you artwork and know it will inspire the people who come to your blog from our site. Thanks so much for your support. That means so much to us!
Diane Noble (DT-WAW)

Cindy Groh said...

I love this card. It is such a perfect male card. May I post a link to your card on my Manly Monday blog post? It's a post where I showcase masculine cards for my readers. Let me know if you want your card in the Monday post and I'll send you a link to it after it goes live. My email is grohcm at gmail dot com. Send a link with an email so I can find your card again.
Thanks
Cindy from cre8ivecindy.blogspot.com

shirley-bee said...

Great masculine card, and I love that starfish charm! Thanks so much for joining us at Seize The Birthday :)

MaryH said...

I'll say you did conquer the 'masculine card' with this one, Maxine. That is a super guy image, and with your coloring, the perfect papers and that nifty charm, it is definitely a big winner. Like this - lots! TFS & sharing some good ideas for a guy card. Hugs

Shelly Schmidt said...

Great job on the masculine card- love this image and the Twink]ling H2O's are such a great touch- loving the shimmer! The charm is just perfect!

Billie A said...

Really cool card and great masculine card. I am so glad you joined us at Aud Sentiments. Hope to see you for our next challenge.

Deepti said...

This is a fun card, I like the star fish embellishment :) thank you for sharing with ATSM !

Julie said...

Super card for a guy. Glad you joined us at Aud Sentiments
Hugs,
Julie T

Susie Wittwer said...

Great masculine card! Love how you've colored the fish!
Thank you for joining us at Seize The Birthday. :)