Friday, April 25, 2014

Dream-Pendous Collaboration- Final Day

Hello and welcome! Today is the final day for the Dream-Pendous collaboration. In case you've missed it, that's Dreamweaver Stencils, and Stampendous have been making pure madic all week, by using many of the fun toys in each companies' arsenal. There are 3 awesome prizes to be won for 3 lucky fans. So be sure to leave comments on each blog! One of the prizes include the new "Blossom Beauty" stamp set that is shown in the badge on my sidebar. Here's my creation for today.

If you hopped on Monday, you may recall how I transformed the Blossom Beauty face into half pretty face, half Day of the Dead face (which I personally also find to be quite pretty!). This time, I went for pure, saturated colors. And no flowers. I don;t tend to get political with my art, but I wanted to show my place when it comes to "differences" between people. Skin deep differences. I feel, that we really are all the same.

I made a 12x12 layout. So it's nice and big. I colored the 4 faces with Spectrum Noir, Prisma Color, and Copic markers. My favorite version is the yellow (though I am not typically a yellow type of gal) because the shades blended so well. Some of my other colors are a bit disjointed...my shades aren't close enough to each other. But, I do like how they all came out.


I colored their eyes and lips all the same. As far as the fantastic Dreamweaver Stencils that I used, here's the list. I worked with Leafless Tree, Zebra Texture, and Damask. I applied each image with black ink and a large stencil brush. For my sentiment, I used a black marker.

I kept the background black and white so that the faces really stood out. And to further cement my opinion. I hope you like my project. Even if your opinion does not match mine, please just take the piece as art. My Daughter decided it would be fun to play along too (she's 5). This is what she made, using her Crayola colored pencils.


Below is the full link list for today. Thank you to Dreamweaver Stencils and to Stampendous for having me hop with you this week. It has been wonderful! Thank you so much for stopping by.Have an inspiring day!

42 comments:

TracyM #6773 said...

AMAZING layout!!!
LOVE your sentiment, LOVE the faces, LOVE your colouring, LOVE your stark B&W contrast too!!!
A FABULOUS piece that you should frame and display :)

TracyM #6773 said...

PS - I find it really interesting that you used such a variety of products to colour the faces and how well they worked together too!!!

Eileen Lucas said...

Very pretty. Great idea with the colored faces and I love how you used the varied stencils. Nice.

Glass Daisy said...

I love it. Thank you x

Glass Daisy said...

Thank you. I love it! x

LynB said...

A unique work of art and very creative!

Irish Cherokee said...

Very upbeat and modern. Great arrangement and colors.

ricki kalp said...

Great ideas...love all the color"..we are the same...but we are different..

KT Fit Kitty said...

Gorgeous card! Love the colours you used! Your daughter is very talented too - that fabulous for that age! I have enjoyed the hop this week - thank you!

marylouh said...

A great statement and a great piece of art. Your daughter is a chip-off-the-block. Her flowers are great too. Beautiful pieces - yours and your daughters.

Lea said...

Love your page! I love the statement it makes and what a cool idea! I think they look great! I love Rhi's project, too! So sweet that she wanted to play along!

Tenia Nelson said...

Very very COOL!!! When you have a minute could you add my link to the blog hop?? Please and thanks!! :)

Pam Hornschu said...

Very cool concept, Alison. Your coloring and shading is awesome on these! You were really brave to color four of these in such deep colors.

Cynthia Xavier said...

Interesting piece of art, fantastic shading.

Kailash said...

Love your unique design, very creative!!!

Yolanda said...

Beautiful piece of art and fabulous sentiment. LOVE IT!!!

Jan Castle said...

STUNNING! Your colors POP and certainly make a bold statement. Love the coloring, especially the yellow one - expert blending!!!!!
Jan

barbara macaskill said...

Interesting and thought-provoking! TFS!

Andrea Barskiy said...

Love the faces. This is actually giving me an idea for an alien card. Thanks for sharing with us.

Sue D said...

Very unique with the colored faces and I like your daughter's project too.
Sue in Ohio

Carolina Kathy said...

Very creative idea! Love your colors, as well.

Teresa Godines #6857 said...

Please tell your daughter she did a wonderful job coloring.

Alison said...

It's funny you mentioned aliens because that was what I was originally going to make for today! I'd love to see what you come up with.

Deb Moon said...

The faces are great in any color. Lovin' that stamp!

Jade Passmore said...

I love your 12x12 page today! I think your shading is awesome. My fav is the red and I love the shading at the cheeks. I've been inspired by the background stencils. Your daughter is super talented, too. Her page is really good for a 5 year old!

Jean said...

We ARE all the same, LOVE it!

Judy said...

Amazing job on your project. Thanks for sharing with us your idea on how to use the stencils and stamps.

aileen (mum) said...

Such a clever way to use the face . Beautiful

Katie said...

I agree and what a wonderful idea for a layout! Great job. And I love your daughters coloring too, love how she colored the flower petals different colors. Thanks for sharing.

Katie B.

Stampendous said...

Alison, we LOVE your work!! This is so fantastic! The colors are marvelous and a fantastic use of the face stamp. All the same, all beautiful!! And your daughter... just caught our heart. Thank you SO much for encouraging a crafter of the future. We need so many more of them to keep handmade alive. Thank you for playing with our products this week!

Heather Thompson said...

oh my your daughter and my daughter would get along great. Same age and loves to hang out with Momma while I play. Great job on your daughters project, just beautiful. Yours is also very stunning!!!

Greta said...

Very creative art--I really like it! Your daughter is talented, too!

BurningRubber said...

That is an amazing piece. It is so wonderful to see what the different people did with the same stamp. It seems you have a budding artist in your midst. She did a great job.

Miriam Prantner said...

Your coloring is wonderful! I love how much depth/dimension you achieved with all those bold faces!

Suzanne C said...

Lovely idea of the faces in all colors of he rainbow!

Robin B. said...

Stunning! I love the bold colors, thanks for sharing.

snazzyjj said...

very colorful. Reminds me of the Blue Man Group.

Sherry Butcher said...

Like how the faces are each in different colors.TFS.

Con said...

nicely done, good color choices. thanks, -con

Heather said...

What a dramatic, bold look! And your daughter did a GREAT job!!

Barbara Nies said...

Love that your daughter go in on the action. Cool ideas.

Sue Chesley said...

I love your piece, Alison! For us all being the same, this is very original! And I see you are training up your little girl to embrace her art, and she's good! - well done!