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Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Creating a scene


Well I had a few attempts  making my DT project for our new challenge at Try it on Tuesdays.
The theme is 'Create a scene'.
We have made some changes to our rules, please pop over for the details and see what we have all been making.
These were the ones that I was happier with,  others were destined for the bin. I think we all have off days, when Mr Inspiration flies out the window. If I need an extra  excuse it  would be the heat we had when I made these at the end of July.
So what did I do, well cheated for a start on both.



The street scene on the left is part of a painting by,  I think, Vincent Van Gough. I actually tore this from an art book. Shock!  Horror!. Well it was cheap and tatty, I found it in a charity shop, although it did get a dab or two of vintage photo distress inks round the edges. There are many more super paintings in the book,  for me to alter over time.
I added the stamped image of the bicycle [a Darkroom Door stamp], with a few additions from my stash.
This scene may end up as a hanging sometime in the future.



The scene on this  card is die cut from a page of Graphics 45 tropical Travelogue Paper. It was layered up with a selection of die cuts. I used the waste from the florish as a mask, using chalks to decorate the base layer. Mustard seed and Bundled sage were the Distress inks I used for shading.


Thank you for stopping , I do always appreciate your comments.

14 comments:

  1. Your scenes are lovely! I know what you mean about the heat sapping all ideas, we had some days when it was too hot to even think! Hugs, Valerie

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  2. Fab scenes Yvonne, love the first one, the hessian mimics the texture on the roofs, brilliant!
    Val x

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  3. Two lovely scenes, especially love the second. I'm terrible at scene projects too, will remember to let the papers do all the work next time!! :)

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  4. amazing creations Yvonne.
    Hugs
    Doreen xx

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  5. Love the magazine page, makes me wish I was there hunting for treasures.
    Hugz, Z

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  6. Great projects Yvonne, love the first one especially.
    Hugs Brenda xxx

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  7. Too funny, I was wondering what stamp you had used for the first one, but I love the idea that you used paper images to create your scene! Lovely projects! waving hi from the hills of North Carolina ♥ ( TIOT DT member )

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  8. These are two wonderful creations. I especially love the first one.

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  9. You have created very unusual scenes and they are stunning

    Chrissie x

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  10. Fabulous altered make Yvonne.......................great idea to use these book pages and you are giving them a new life :-)

    TFS and crafty hugs

    Annie x

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  11. Hi Yvonne, Fabulous alteration with the book page! and the bycyle really looks part of the scene.
    Great scene framed by the die cuts too.
    Avril xx

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  12. love the mixed art scene Yvonne
    hugs

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  13. I'm running behind like usual, but so glad I dropped by, this looks amazing!!! What a fabulous scene you have created, so stunning, love it!!

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  14. I like both scenes, but my absolute favorite is the first one. I like the stark tones and the cool little bike. Blessings!

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