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Monday, 3 November 2008

MAMMA CHALLENGE - Rememberance

On tha ball again, but really only because I have been sitting here today feeling mighty sorry for myself as OH has managed to padd on his man flu (he is such a generous sort) and its a humdinger.

At this time of year poppies and what they represent are very much on our minds so it seemed an obvious choice. I love this poppy stamp but I wanted another image behind it - I remembered this small face stamp and tried it with a mask so that just a small part of the original stamp shows. I think it is quite effective, and although I toyed with the idea of adding some extra stamping I decided to leave it very simple. The colour was added with watercolour pencils and the whole thing has been utee'd - I fully expect this to crack up and make the whole thing look more antiqued.


WendyK said...

It's lovely Cindy, very effective. I just love Poppies.

Trudy said...

love this

Mooneybeams said...

This is lovely - I've never gotten the hang of masking but the two stamps you've used work perfectly together

Heather Robinson said...

I find this piece very moving. One can't help but have a strong connection to poppies and what they mean at this time of the year. Gorgeous piece.

Cat said...

Beautiful :)

Catharina Maria said...

Love this one very much !!
Rini the Netherlands

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