Hello everyone. I mentioned the other day about the Lawn Fawn ‘Reveal Wheel‘ and that I was off to play with it………..here is my second (!!!) attempt:
You could say I had fun creating this…….but I wouldn’t exactly agree in the first instance! I made a few beginner errors, and watched the Nichol Spohr YouTube video at least 10 times, and watched the Lawn Fawn/Kelly Marie Alvarez video the same amount of times. I added the brad the wrong way, I added the foam pads too near the wheel, and to the wrong panel – at least my first attempt was out of plain white card so I could get the hang of it!
And that’s without all the stamping, and colouring, and die-cutting, and layering…………
I still love using the Crafters Companion Illustrator markers – but not particularly on such small images. I actually stamped all five of these images 6 times (I know!!) and coloured them all in.
I now know that I find so much colouring, and small creature/animal colouring very tiresome. I don’t particularly enjoy it, and use it to make cards, not for the joy of colouring in itself – though I am going to try larger images in the near future. Maybe that’s the issue. Maybe………….
The colours on this card are from the current challenge at Color Throwdown – dark teal, rust, cream. The teal sky is from an Altenew ink which I blended into the background – ‘Teal Cave‘. This came out a little lighter than I had planned, but I like it all the same. The rust – I don’t have anything called ‘rust’ but I used a dark red/brown crafters companion glitter pen. It actually looks less like red in ‘real life’.
Have you noticed the penguins (mostly) have their feet hidden? That’s because I couldn’t use orange! I know – crafter little blighter, aren’t I?
The words on the wheel are stamped in a rust-like Catherine Pooler ink.
I shall be entering this into the following challenges:
Color Throwdown – Dark Teal, Rust, Cream
Watercooler challenges – holidays
Alphabet Challenge – ‘P’ for Penguins
I am well on my way for a stock for the charity sale next Friday………….and I’m going to keep going. 🙂