The new Frantic Stamper sketch is up on the blog!
Ranger Vintaj Patinas to play with. These are permanent inks for non-porous surfaces. All the videos on YouTube showed using the patinas with the Vintaj line of metal blanks, charms, and embossing folders, none of which I had. During a quick brainstorm session with my friend Paul, he suggested I cut up an aluminum can to use. That coupled with my Cuttlebug Floral Fantasy embossing folder, made the base piece so I could use the patinas.
I was challenged here with colors that would go with "rust"... I didn't want to go all tone-on-tone like I usually do, so I googled "rust color combos" and found this fantastic site ColorCombos.com, which showed that "rust" went with "blue lynch". Hummm, is that a standard color???
Anyway, I used rust and bleu grey cardstock, and the painted square with some wire and brads to make my sketch card:
By the way...Kathy also posted another card of mine on the blog on Friday. You can go there, or you can read about it here : .P
This started out as a play on George Rodrigue's, The Blue Dog, but with a cat. And y'all know me...I'm typically not happy with the first run of anything, so I made a "prototype":
It was too blue. BORING... And what the heck is up with that cartoon monster face on his chest?!
After conferring and getting some artistic input from my graphic design friend (Michael) and one of my Starbuck's barristas/artist (Abel) I ended up with this:
Hey, if you're inspired, do a sketch card and email it to FranticStamperSketchPhotos@yahoo.com so Kathy can post it on the blog!!!