Sunday, 16 January 2011

Got there in the end

This is my entry for this week's Play Date Cafe challenge, and to be honest I've struggled to put something together. Eventually this afternoon I managed to find some papers that matched the challenge palette, picked a stamp at random and went from there.
I'm still not sure about the finished result, but I know that if I don't leave it alone I'll make it worse, not better.

Stamps used are:
Puccini's Muse by Stampington,
Ginkgo by Inkadinkadoo
Kanji poem by Hero Arts.

20 comments:

  1. She's perfect just the way she is, she must have been your Muse when you created this :) Even if you are being a bit harsh on yourself - but that's a good sign beccause that's a typical behaviour for every talented artist lol ;))) x

    Ps. I haven't got a favourite one as I don't fly anymore ;D

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  2. I love it just as it is...gorgeous!

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  3. Don't touch it....it's perfect as is! I love the paper tearing and how you placed each piece. It almost has an exotic feel to it - thanks so much for stopping by my blog and for your kind comment! :)

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  4. Beautiful mix of stamps Nigel! That muse is wonderful!

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  5. I think this is a fine card, very eclectic and cool.

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  6. wow Nigel - well done :) I am loving the combination of images you have used :) thanks for playing at the PDCC this week!

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  7. Don't touch it!!! LOL!! Fantasitic job Nigel...love how the turqoise makes her the focal point!! THanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe :)

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  8. Wonderfully artistic, Nigel! Great effect with the ripped edges and those stamps have great Asian flair! Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe!

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  9. Love it, Nigel! Great stamped image with torn edges on paper. Sweet Asian stamp also...great job!!!

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  10. Brilliant collage of images Nigel. Nice asymmetrical design. Plus, that's a fantastic stamp for the focal image. Px

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  11. It is really nice, don't be hard on yourself.
    I like simple stamping in black...gives welcome simplicity and the stamps you have used 'so' complement each other. The tearing adds a bit of shabbiness to a formal Madam Butterfly and therfore more brilliant complementation, (if that is not a word, it should be and I have just invented it).
    Any way, its beautiful; I think you have used the colours to perfection!!

    Sue xx

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  12. I love it just as it is. Very effective.

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  13. So neat how you tore the paper to reveal a different color. Really cool. Thanks for playing along at the PDCC.

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  14. That's neat, Nigel. I could tell the stamps must be by Stampington (don't own any yet, but they are so cool!), and then checked your details. Sure enough, they are! It is a fresh take on our colors this week. So glad you played with us at The Cafe. :)

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  15. Dear Nigel, it's beautiful! I think it's just perfect as is. I love the oriental theme. Hugs xx

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  16. Fab Nigel, love your image choice!

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  17. Gorgeous Nigel...Je'aime ca..

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  18. I love this Nigel, what a fantastic image! I love that it's called Puccini's Muse, too. Thanks for playing along with us at the Play Date Cafe this week!

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  19. A lovely job Nigel! I love how you've done the torn paper effect too! Thanks for playing along with us this week at the Play Date Cafe!

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