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Sunday, April 24, 2016


Hey there, this week's CAS challenge, Let the Background Talk, is all about open space with a burst of color.  I decided to break out My Favorite Thing's Out of This World stamp set and create a sponged galaxy background.

On a 4.25" square piece of Neenah Solar White, I sponged Memento Pear Tart towards the corner.  From there, Summer Sky, Danube Blue, Paris Dusk and finally Tuxedo Black was sponged onto the background panel.  When it was done, a paint brush was used to speckle water drops onto the panel.  Then white acrylic paint was thinned down with water, speckled and set aside to dry.  While it was drying, the spaceship was stamped with Tuxedo Black onto Neenah Solar White, cut out with the coordinating die then colored with Copic markers.  A clear glaze pen was used for a nice, subtle shine on the window.  The medium sized circle frame was used to create the track for the spinner card.  So much fun!

SPACESHIP:  T6, T4, T2, T0, B45, B41  ALIEN:  YG03, YG01, YG0000  WINDOW:  B00, BG70

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STAMPS:  MFT Out of This World
PAPER:  Neenah Solar White; Bazzill
INK:  Copic markers; Memento (Tuxedo Black, Pear Tart, Summer Sky, Danube Blue, Paris Dusk)
ACCESSORIES:  Sizzix Big Shot; MFT Die-Namics (Out of This World, Pierced Circle Frames); Ranger Mini Blending Tool; sponges; Diana Wakley Media Heavy Body White Acrylic Paint; paint brush; Mini Mister; 3/4" circle punch; penny; Spectrum Noir Clear Overlay; Sakura Clear Glaze pen; The Ultimate glue; Art Glitter glue; Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Foam Squares; adhesive
TECHNIQUE(S):  Spinner card, sponging
SIZE OF FINISHED PROJECT:  A2 (4 1/4" x 5 1/2")

1 comment:

Sue from Oregon said... Grandsons would love that one-eyed alien!

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