Thursday 30 July 2009

Thank God It's Friday - Tears

I am the guest host for TGIF this week and the chosen theme is tears.

Here is my sample for your inspiration.

Credit to Thanx at Stockxchnge and Irene Alexeeva. Other bits and pieces are my own.

Thank you for looking.

Theme Thursday - 4 x 4

For Theme Thursday's 4 x 4 challenge.

Credit to BeckyF (Flickr free to use) for the background. The image of Marilyn is Public Domain.

Thanks for Looking.

Wednesday 29 July 2009

Three Muses - Challenge 8 - Inspirational People

Marie is hosting the theme at the Three Muses this week and she has chosen Inspirational People. Thanks Marie.

Well I think you may have guessed that my inspirational person was Salvador Dali.

Credit to Bowling Robot and Artsyfartsyqueen (both from Flickr), Clix from Stockxchnge and Irene Alexeeva. Other bits and pieces are my own.


Sunday 26 July 2009

TGIF - Words

This week we have words at TGIF. So here are some words ... literally.

Credit to Lula Fernay for the jar and Numbumm for the alpha and dragon fly.


Sunday Postcard Art - Fashion

Mabel prided herself on her fashion sense for hats.

Credit to Takeabreak, WaterLO Project and Madam Mim. The hats were Googled.

Fonts : Aardvark, Borneo and Conquistadorman.

Thanks Marie for a great theme.


Thursday 23 July 2009

Digital Art Quirks - Fresco

Created for Stock Photo 79 at Digital Art Quirks.

Credit to CBirrell from Stockxchnge for the background overlaid with two public domain images provided by June at ArtFreebies.

Thanks for looking.

Tuesday 21 July 2009

Three Muses - Challenge 7 - Incredible Journey

Well it's my turn to host the Three Muses challenge this week, and I chose the theme of an Incredible Journey.

I hope you will agree that Alice's journey was, well, incredible, so here she is falling down the rabbit hole.

Credit to Artsyfartsyqueen, Irene Alexeeva, Effies Blog and also Andthenpatterns and Free Printables (both free to use at Flickr).

The font is Tom's New Roman Handwriting.

Thanks so much for looking.

Sunday 19 July 2009

So Artful Challenge - Angel Tears

The theme at So Artful this week is Angel Tears and this is me experimenting with Photoshop Styles.

Credit to Numbumm for the frame, the Angel was Googled, the tears are mine and the glass effect over the angel is me playing with more styles.

Thanks for looking.

Sunday Postcard Art - Vintage Children

Even as a child Mabel knew she was special.

Thanks Gayle for a super challenge.

Credit to Spark Your Imagination for the child, the background is by the WaterLO Project with an overlay of my own.

Fonts are Trajon Pro, and Tom's Handwriting.


Friday 17 July 2009

Thank God It's Friday - A Piece of Heaven

Bev is hosting the TGIF challenge this week and her theme is A Piece of Heaven. This is what came to my mind.

Credit to Irene Alexeeva for the backgrounds and to for the apple image (in the public domain).

Thursday 16 July 2009

Collage Play With Crowabout - Oooops

It's week 44 of Nancy's Collage Play with Crowabout challenge and this is my interpretation.

Credit to Nancy Baumiller aka Crowabout.

Font : Tom's Handwriting.


Wednesday 15 July 2009


Bev chose Word Salad for the theme of our sixth challenge across at the Three Muses this week and I had loads of fun creating this 'flight' of fancy.

Credit to Irene Alexeeva for the background and the ladder, and Suzee Que for the lovely man.

The fonts used were Trajon Pro, Tweed and Swinger Casual.

It seems all you have to do is Believe!

Thanks Bev.

Monday 13 July 2009

Marion's Annual ATC Challege - Zetti

Here is the final of my three contributions to Marion's annual challenge.

Credit to Artsyfartsyqueen, Tammara at Pixel Music and a few bits and pieces from me.


Sunday 12 July 2009

Saturday So Artful

June provided us with yet another beautiful background to work with and this is what I created.

Credit to June at So Artful challenges and to Suzee Que.


Marion's Annual ATC Challenge - Zetti

Here is my second ATC for Marion's Annual ATC challenge. This one is called, not surprisingly, It's Raining.

Credit to Irene Alexeeva, Artsyfartsyqueen, Tammara at Pixel Music, Kubivet and some bits and pieces from me.

Sunday Postcard Art - Fabric

It's fabric this week at the Sunday Postcard Art challenge and of course this is my entry.

Credit to Playing with brushes for the background and Digiscrapbooking for the flowers and the butterfly.


Thank God It's Friday - Red Flower

Red flowers this week at TGIF, so here's mine. :O)

Credit to the talented ladies at the WaterLO project.

Thanks for looking.

Marion's Annual ATC Challenge

Marion from bockel24 blogspot is hosting her annual ATC Swap Challenge, which this year is Zetti, and this is the first of three from me.

Credit to Artsyfartsyqueen, Irene Alexeeva, Tammara at Pixel Music and some bits and pieces of my own. Most everything has been greatly altered.

Marion this one will be on it's way to you by the middle of next week.


Thursday 9 July 2009

Mandrake Over Trinidad

I created this for the Quirkle challenge at Digital Art Quirks where this week Evelyn challenged us to use a :

mandrake template
full moon.

Credit to humholdthead for the wonderful photo of Full moon over Trinidad {Creative Commons - Flickr}, also to Tammara at Pixel Music for the crown and Victoria Payne for the mandrake template, both the crown and and mandrake were greatly altered.


Wednesday 8 July 2009

Three Muses Challenge 5 - Surreal

Across at the Three Muses Challenge Marie is hosting the challenge this week and has chosen Surreal as her theme.

Yaay I just love this theme, my brain being a teeeeny bit on a surreal wave length most of the time as you can probably see from my entry.

Thanks Marie for a wonderful challenge theme.

Credit to Vintage Printables and Irene Alexeeva for suffering me to tweak their stuff enough to create something unusual in an unexpected place. :O)

Friday 3 July 2009

Works of Art ATC Challenge - Michael Parkes Inspired

I created this for this week's Works of Art ATC challenge. Artsyfartsyqueen challenged us to take Michael Parkes as our inspiration.

Credit to Irene Alexeeva and Artsyfartsyqueen for the background, circle and face. The theatre mask is my own.


Thursday 2 July 2009

Saturday So Artful Challenge - Gypsy

Gypsy is the theme for this week at So Artful Challenge.

Thank you to June for the Gypsy, now much altered.


Happy Holidays

Credit to Clearly Vintage for Mr and Mrs President, Fantacy provided the fireworks, MeiTeng from Stockxchnge the bird and the background is a blend of my own.

Thanks for looking.