Tuesday, June 11, 2013

It's a bird, it's a plane... (post 2 today)

*This is my second post today, so if you want to see the first one for the TAWS challenge, scroll down.*


Yep, it's a plane!   Remember how I said I loved masking, well I love it more and more each time I do it!  Today I used masking to create another scene for the Lawnscaping Challenge #59- Coloring.  I used the jet plane fromt the Bon Voyage set but masked out the jets, windows and top of the plane.  Next, I added in the clouds and kitty from Critters in the Burbs and hand drew the rest of the cockpit and colored everything.  Finally, I added a brad in from the back to make it look like a propelor (which felt like a stroke of genius...though was probably just luck!).  All in all, I am pretty pleased with how it turned out.  Though it is technically makde in the likeness of a war plane, it isn't, Mr. Meow is just taking a joy ride...I am pretty sure he wouldn't hurt a  fly mouse!

For the layout, I took my cues from the Seize The Birthday sketch #18.  As you can see, it has stars for the main shapes.  Obviously, I didn't follow suit but since I had incorporated stars on the plane it seemed only right to add more.  So I used the star (from A Birdie Told Me) to the backdrop as a watermark and on teh circle with the sentiment.  I then went in and added my twine and wood chips.  I wasn't sure if this would turn out when I was working on it, but it did, so to echo Mr. Meow- "Yay!"

This card is also masculine, so I am entering it into the Simon Says Stamp Challenge for this week.




10 comments:

Kara Lynne said...

Terrific masking! That propeller is genius! Very fun and creative card.

Emily Leiphart said...

Wowee, what an awesome transformation of the plane! I LOVE the kitty in it. Super duper cute, Katie!

Noelle said...

wow! This is so cute! Super fun, I love the plane image! :)

Virginia L. said...

Wow, aren't you the clever one! So many challenges in one card! It's an excellent take on all. I love the bright colors and use of twines and arrows! Totally cute, Katie!

Christiana said...

You did an awesome job with the masking and coloring! Amazing. Thanks so much for playing with us at Lawnscaping!

Jocelyn Olson said...

The scene you've created is super cute. That's a hoot to see the cat in the plane. Love it!

Jingle said...

This is just adorable!

Karin Åkesdotter said...

Awesome! Love your scene, perfect masking and coloring! Thanks for playing with us at Lawnscaping! Hugs, Karin

Savannah O'Gwynn said...

LOL! How cute is that kitty in the plane??? ACK! ADORABLE!!! LOVE these papers- love the stamped background and the arrows! FAB x100000000000! YOU ROCK, KA:)

Cuttysark said...

I love the kitty, your card is cool especially when a nice Fathers Day Quotes Messages is added. Thanks for sharing!