Saturday, 30 August 2008

MS Found In A Bottle

I'm not entirely sure what to call this slightly odd set of pictures. I have occasional bouts of insomnia, and on this particular occasion I ended up doing the first drawing in the set, inspired by a magnet on my mother-in-law's fridge (a clown's head), and a Chanel ad campaign. After that it sort of snow-balled....
All drawings were made using printmaking ink, fine liners, and pencil on pages from the Selected Works of Edgar Allen Poe.

August Birthday Cards

It's Dave's birthday today, so I was up for quite a while last night attempting to make a nice masculine-ish card to give to him. In the end I took a card blank from one of the new Basic Grey card kits, and rather than follow the instructions with the pack I added embellishments of my own, including sticky lace, paper flowers and some big black sequins which I love.

I am aware that despite my best attempts this card is not in the least bit masculine ( Perhaps the pale pink card stock lets it down!) but it's a reasonable attempt given that I'm not good at creating cards for men!

A super quick card created about ten minutes before I was due to be at a birthday celebration, using gift wrap from Paperchase and die-cuts!