Thursday, May 10, 2012

CropStop #70: Animal or Animal Print

Good morning!!
I hope that you are having a roar kind of day!!!
I know I am....I'm waking up to the neighbors hammer, drill and potty mouth, which is not starting my day off on the right foot!!!

Speaking of roaring....
This weeks challenge at CropStop is:
Animals or Animal Print

So  let me show you my card sample:
I love how the card came out!!!
When I saw  "ANIMALS" was our theme, I was a bit lost, because
I didn't really have "ANIMAL" stamps!!  And bugs, frogs...critters don't count.
Then BAM.....
I remembered I had this awesome stamp from  Animal Spirit Stamps: Jaguar
Which I received from one of the workshops I attended while at CHA in January.
I stamped the image on Canvas Stick back paper...several times. 
I first colored directly with my Copic markers, but the ink started to run!!
Then I had to think and dig deep...
I found my Claudine Hellmuth mini acrylic paints and colored the image with 
two of the lightest colors in the mini acrylic set.
I loved the look, but the colors weren't bold enough for the next day, I had the idea of coloring over the paint with my Copics.  Guess what???
I only colored the printed spots on the body, just make him pop a little, because I wanted t=you to still see the paint on the rest of the body.
Once I had the image colored and cut, I went to work in creating the card. 
Using Spellbinders Grand Label 11 and distress inks to creating the background. 

I hope that you will join us this week and show us your wild side!! LOL!!


  1. I absolutely Love this, the dimension is fabulous. Joey x

  2. Fabulous card, love cards with a 3-D effect!

    Thanks for joining us at Come and Get It Challenges....Good Luck!


  3. Fabulous card. Love the image and your design. Thanks for sharing with us at Corrosive challenges and good luck.

  4. Great design and layout. Thank you for joining us at Come and Get it Challenges this week.

  5. What an unusual tiger image. Nice. Thanks for taking the time to post on Our Come and Get It Challenge Blog this week.

  6. What an original and striking card! Love the tiger image and the strong yellow colour. Thank you for playing at Sweet Stampin' this week. Tracey x

  7. This looks amazing! :) Seeing the partially coloured image reminded me of painting by numbers! :) Stunning card, great design and colours and really awesome image too.

    Thanks so much for joining us at Sweet Stampin this week,



  8. Hi there, what a wonderful card! Love the image and the whole card is just amazing.

    Thanks for joining in with us this week at Sweet Stampin.


  9. Amazing card!
    Thank you for joining us at Sweet Stampin' last week ;o)

  10. What an awesome card! I love all the dimension.
    Thanks for playing along this week on the Use Your Stuff challenge. I hope to see you again.

  11. Wonderful card, I love the dimension, you definitely made it pop. Thank you for sharing and entering your card with us at Whimsy.

  12. Wow - So fabulous! I love the dimension. I think that might be one of the coolest images I have seen.

    You might want to stop by my blog. ;)

  13. What a lovely creation
    Thank you for joining us at Creative Craft this time
    Love Jan

  14. Oohhh! Love the 3-D effect of your layers. Thanks for joining us this week at Creative Craft Challenges. NancyD

  15. These are so nice. Which one is the best software for the best designing of cards?