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2 ATC's: Day 8 of the 31 Days of Halloween

Hello and welcome to Day 8 of the Smeared & Smudged 31 Days of Halloween! I've got 2 ATC's for you today. One is for Wicked Wednesday, and the other is for A Step in the Dark.

Wicked Wednesday is sponsored by Delicious Doodles this week and the theme is Feathers/Wings. I love this raven digi.

I added a wee bit of color and spray to the raven, and I stenciled my background with Dreamweaver's Damask stencil.

This "creepy" fella is from Dilly Beans, who is the sponsor for the latest A Step in the Dark Challenge. I colored him with colored pencils.

I used a fun purple luster to emboss the sentiment, which is from Recollections. So I'm off to make more Halloweenie stuff! Please visit the rest of the Wicked Bloggers, listed in my sidebar, as well as the 2 fantastic challenge blogs I am playing along with today. Thanks for stopping by. Have a fang-tastic day!


Steph said…
Great ATCs! Love the texture look to the raven and the bright colors of the creepy DB guy :) Will definitely check out these challenges.
Sarah Nancarrow said…
That raven is spectacular! I love the stenciled background too :)
NanB said…
Both of these are fabulous! The raven is gorgeous and the damask background is double fab!! What a lovely little creepy! Your coloring is so wonderful..I love it!!
DonnaMundinger said…
Fabulous ATC's, Alison! That raven is so totally gorgeous and I love the bright colors on the Devil. The torn paper on both is a fab touch. xxD
Two great ATC's--very different in style but both totally successful! That raven image is fantastic!
DogsMom said…
Two wickedly cool ATCs.
I like the background and the touch of coordinating golds on the Raven card.

The layers and the shine used with the Creepy sentiment really make it stand out.
maureenjscott said…
Oh these ATCs are amazing! I love the Raven one - I must remember to join in that challenge! And your Dilly Beans creepy guy is great too - I love the purple embossing! x
TangledBlueRose said…
Both are so awesome! Love your ATCs. The raven is so dramatic and perfect with your background! Colorful devil is too fun! Thanks for sharing!~kim
Rebecca pettit said…
I love the ripped paper effect. I try to use it as often as possible.
(AJ) ArtJypsy said…
Both of these ATC's are wonderful. Love the ripped edge on the raven and the colors on the creepy fella.
Julia said…
I absolutely love those ATC's, tiny pieces of art are the best. Great coloring and composition.
craftings said…
Love the ATC Raven and texture background...2nd ATC a very colourful one!
Christine Kiehl said…
What a nice pair of ATC's! Love the color choices!
Susan Renshaw said…
Both gorgeous ATCs - but my favourite is the Raven! See you tomorrow!
Two stunning ATCs today, love them both!

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