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Tuesday, 3 July 2012

July Art Draw - Altered Canvas

or just a plain old canvas lol never sure about the altered bit.

Here is the finished item.

Isn't that little snail boy just gorgeous? He is a digital stamp from the Octopode Factory. I started the background to the canvas a la Christie Tomlinson but ended up going my own way. I added (yet more) scruffy flowers as 3D elements and various bits of rub ons etc for texture. The trouble with these layered backgrounds is deciding when they are finished or when they need just a little bit more - hope I have got it right.

Anyhow, if you would like to be in the draw for this canvas then the rules are simple, just add a comment on this post and I'll pop you in the draw. Add a link from your own blog and I'll put you in twice. International players welcome.

I'll close the draw on Saturday 28th July at 9.00 pm.

I'm uploading a little later than anticipated because my OH and I went to DD's 'graduation' from the Fashion Retail Academy today (passed with Distinction!!) and rather than brave the rush hour traffic home we went out for a meal. The college put on a lovely afternoon and the students' work on display was just jawdropping. There are some really talented young folk out there. and I am very, very proud of my darling Chelsey.

So hope you will join in this month, see you around, Cindy x


Bernice said...

This is Beautiful, Love the Octopod Stamp , Thanks for the chance to enter your monthly canvas draw.

chrissies said...

I just adore this piece and still think the image looks like me with the rucksack :)

Thank you for giving us the chance to win it.

Love Chrissie xx

Caroline said...

WOW this is beautiful love the stamp and the design is gorgeous. Caroline xxx

Jan said...

LOVE the canvas Cindy! And congrats to your DD. She is very beautiful and obviously very talented too. You must be so proud x

Redanne said...

How fantastic to pass with a distinction, that really is something to be proud of - well done to Chelsey. Your July piece is wonderful, loving that snail! Crafty hugs, Anne x

Kay Griffin said...

Wow! wow! wow! just love it! It's beautiful and so very finished :) Thanks for the chance of winning, Cindy :) x

mark gould said...

hi, mr snail is very cool.I love the octapode images.

Min egen hälsoresa said...

Cool canvas! <3

Your daughter is beautiful.
So of course you are a proud mama! :)


annesyme said...

This is fantastic Cindy, glad to be in with a chance to win it. Thanks
Anne x

georgina said...

love your canvas and what a beautiful girl your daughter is Cindy,wonder who she takes after , luv Georginaxxx

Kira - said...

This is so beautiful! I love it, and i want it :)

Renee Stien said...

Cindy, gorgeous canvas! And congratulations to Chelsey - was a great accomplishment!

Lisa said...

Wooohooo, so love this! I'm an Octopode fan too, so this is right up my street. Congrats to your g/d as well, gorgeous photo!

hugs, Lisa :)

Helen said...

I love this canvas so how cool to be able to enter the draw to win it - I am keeping my fingers crossed Hugs from Helen x

Dee said...

that is anything other that a plain canvas - stunning :0) Dee xx

maska said...

This is Beautiful.

Meggymay said...

Fantastic canvas, and no its not plain its awesome. Love the image and the quote.
Congratulations to your DD
Yvonne x

Angy B said...

Wow. Wow. Wow!!!! Can't believe I missed a chance at this. It's fantastic Cindy and would have been brill on my craft room wall.

Never mind, my lovely birthday card and ATC can take it's place. LOL.

A kick up the butt to myself. MUST CHECKOUT BLOGGS MORE OFTEN !!!!!!
Angy xx

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