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Jasper Card

Woah! 2 posts in one day??? I think that’s happened only 1 other time! If you didn’t see my first post for today, please scroll down and check it out!!!

So, I’m in love with The Greeting Farm. I love the “Sprouts.” They are adorable! Which is so weird… I don’t o adorable. It’s just not really my thing. I like creepy and weird. Cute? Not so much. I’d rather see other people tackle cute. But TGF has won me over, and there ain’t no goin’ back!

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This little guy really inspired me. As soon as I saw him, I knew what I wanted to do. No challenges involved, just me and my mind. And, it came out exactly how I wanted it to! I really wanted the “Relax” to be soft and barely there… which I think I achieved!

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I wanted the colors to all be quiet and serene, except for his wild hair! Oh, little Jasper is colored in using colored pencils. I live all the options you have with them. You can layer and blend, or let the tooth of the paper show through as I did with his hair. I thought it added to the wildness. Weird huh? The crazy hair in a relaxing and chill card? But I like it. I think it works. Maybe you could leave me a comment and tell me what you think!

Don’t forget! Tomorrow is Tuesday!!! Come back for the latest Twilight Tuesday Inspiration Challenge!

Comments

Love it! I really like the way you colored his hair.:)

-Laura
Erica said…
I love what you did! You do cute, they are just in the form on your kiddos!
Jennifer said…
I love it! I like the Sprouts also.

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