a creative mind at work in the deep dark basement

Thursday, July 15, 2010

How about an Ostrich Ride?

Every time I see the Fantasy Ostrich Ride image I think of the great big carousel ride at our mall with lot of different animals to ride.  They have an ostrich there and I'm pretty sure I've accompanied one of my children on the ride at one time or another.  

I've been stumped as to how to color the ostrich and this time simplicity was the route I took.  I used the spotlighting technique for this card.  I chose some Regal Rose cardstock to make this image POP against the Donna Salazar paper I picked out.

I used Mercy's Tuesday Sketch Challenge for this card along with some Mini Me Prima flowers and Hero Art gemstones.  I used an Aquapainter and ink to color the image.

Hope you enjoy my card for you today!  

Card Details:
Stamps: Fantasy Ostrich Ride from Stamp N Plus Scrap N
Cardstock: Regal Rose, Basic Black, Donna Salazar papers
Inks: Memento Tuxedo Black, Regal Rose, Going Grey
Accessories: Mini Me Prima Flowers, Hero Art Gemstones, Aquapainter


Lisa Somerville said...

Beautiful Kim! The spotlight tech works wonderfully and the black really pops your panels!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

the color combo is fabulous!!! my granddaughter loves the carousel! can you believe that i haven't been to the mall in over 7 yrs!!!! i don't know what i'd say if and when i saw the carousel at the mall!!! wow!

anyway, the card is gorgeous!!!!

Lorie said...

That is pretty!

Connie Paxman said...

Kim...oohhh I love this card...texture, stamp everything about it...
the stamp in so unique
connie apxman

Carol said...

Kim, Thanks for 'reminding' me about spotlighting. We used to do it alot with the House Mouse stamps! I also like that you just didn't color the ostrich! Great job.

Gerrie Johnnic said...

Great idea for adding just a touch of color, I luv this stamp!

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