Hey Nigel this is looking like a journal page? Hope I got that right.... ;) Very funky artwork this week - thanks for playing at the PDCC :)
An intriguing and fascinating page. The title is brilliant, is it painted on?
Love it! Not been around in blogland for a few week so trying to catch up, hope all is well with you!Sarah
Love the colours! And like your new profile piccy too! x
Always love your work but my,my! Who is that handsome guy at the top of your blog? I love the waistcoat!Hugs xx
I was going to use the same words as Fiona (top of comment section): that this piece is very fun and funky!Thanks for entering it with us at The Play Date Cafe!
It's great to see something unusual in the Play Date Cafe. I like your take with that fun sentiment. Thanks for playing.
Great use of the colors and love the funky fresh approach :) Great to have you with us at The Play Date Cafe!
That dotted corner and your embellishments really make this creation! Thanks so much for playing along with us in the Cafe!
Well, Nigel, it is quite early on Suday morning and I am not fully awake; which might explain it. But although I like your piece and despite looking up your reference I must admit I don't fully understand what is going on. (I agree with Fiona that it looks like a page in your journal, but come to think of it that is where you do your challenge work most weeks.)Please explain as I would love to know the thought processes that created this. Sorry for the ramble.Sue xx
Ok, I'll try.Apart from my arts and crafts, I'm also a bit of a geek at times. "Portal" is a video game which involves the player trying to work their way out of a test area. They are encouraged by female voice which promises that there will be a cake at the end as a reward. Once you escape the test area you are met with more challenges, and on the wall is scrawled "The cake is a lie" several times over. From this point you're not after cake, you're trying to stay alive."Portal" was released as part of a boxed set known as "The Orange Box".Not long after this PDC challenge was announced we were discussing a birthday at work and somebody announced that there would be cake which drew the immediate response with "the cake is a lie".Cue a lightbulb moment and this journal page was born :)Oh, nearly forgot - the grey cube is known as the Weighted Companion Cube which you can use to help you get to out of reach areas.Hopefully that's helped, or have I just confused you more?
Blimey... I would never have guessed what it was about! Very intriguing! Love the colours ;))
I'm glad you posted the explanation because I wasn't smart enough to figure out what was going on - I just knew I liked it! :-) Thanks for joining us at The Play Date Cafe this week!
woohoo! a Portal reference on a crafting blog, that's made my night :)