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I'm a Guest at Dreamweaver Stencils!

Hello hello! I am SO excited! I am a Guest Designer for the month of April over at Dreamweaver Stencils' Dream it Up! blog. I am thrilled and honored to be a guest for such a wonderful company. I will have a new post each Thursday in April to share with you. Would you like to know the challenge? It's Mists, Drizzles, and Rain...just perfect for April! Here's what I made for Week 1.

I made an art journal page. Can you figure out what my page is about? My favorite move, The Crow! Have you seen it? It's a gothic romance....and I l-o-v-e it! So. Allow me to explain my choices to you. The crow...pretty obvious, right? But! He's on a weather vane, which is very significant to the end of the movie. ***Spoiler Alert!*** Eric Draven (the lead role) kills Top Dollar (Head Bad Guy) with a broken weather vane at the end of the movie. My sentiment is a line that is repeated throughout the movie. I won't get into more detail about it...you'll just have to go and see it for yourself! :)


Now, about how I made the page. I started off by using the Rain stencil with my Crayola (yes, Crayola) airbrush. I used a number of different colors to get a cool variegation. Then I took Dreamweavers' Black Embossing Paste and applied it to the Raven stencil. I then applied some Metallic F/X to just the weather vane.


I misted a blue Memory Mist to the background of my page. Then, Pumice Stone Distress Ink to the foreground. I also used just the tip of the Butterfly in conjunction with some more of the Metallic F/X I used on the weather vane. Last, I stamped my quote using an alpha stamp set from Inkadinkado. 


Would you like to see more? Then please be sure to visit the Dream it Up! DT. Here are all of their links. 










And please be sure to visit the Stencil with Style site to see all of what Dreamweavers has to offer. Again, I am so excited to be a GDT for the month, and I do hope you will visit me again to see what I come up with for next week. Thanks for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!

Comments

Lyn Bernatovich said…
Cool journal page Alison! Love the crow perched on the weather vane.
thank you for the wonderful post...i especially love the combo of the font with the raven...and thanks for consenting to be our guest this month too
Pam Hornschu said…
As I already mentioned to you, I love the sculpted look of the pasted raven. Thanks so much for playing along with us this month. I'm excited to see what you bring us next!
Laura Drahozal said…
Beautiful and moody! I am loving the crow with that rain. It is great to have you playing with us!
Cherylynn said…
Love the journal page! Great combination of stencils and techniques.
Caroline D. said…
Gorgeous page! Love all the depth you achieved with the raven and the rain! Great colors... invokes a real rainy day feel!
Suzi McKenzie said…
That is such a cool project, love the background and the texture of the crow. Wonderful quote too, a very cool film
hugs
Suzi
xxx
Louise said…
Wow, this turned out so awesome. You did a great job combining these stencils and that font on the saying is wonderful.
Absolutely gorgeous!!
JD/ Jill said…
A lot of neat details there. thank you for sharing.

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