Sunday, April 08, 2007
My ATCs: Fairies
I made these two fairy themed ATCs in March 2007.
Both backgrounds were made a while back with acrylic paints on watercolor paper using the scraping technique with an old credit card.
Both images were from a children’s book mail order catalog of Dover Publications.
One image was turned into a packing tape transfer.
The other image was just glued to the background.
I picked the backgrounds to match the colors.
I picked where on the background to put the image with scrutiny. I made one look like she was flying with color coming out behind her. I made the other look like she was on tip-toe on a flat surface.
I pondered a while as to whether this needed a word or some other embellishment. I liked it the way it was, thinking the background was busy enough.
I sealed it with Golden Acrylic Gel Medium on soft gloss.
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