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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Greetings from the Abyss

One of my hobbies is water colors. I've used YouTube and Pinterest to go from blobs to backgrounds  to actual scenes. My newest endeavor is to merge water colors with digital crafting to create a hybrid canvas like the one above.
I painted the underwater scene and then added images from a digital set called Sea Life from Ike's Art. 
The end result reminds me of the song The Beautiful Briny from the Disney movie Bedknobs & Broomsticks. The characters floating along the bottom of the sea, passing and meeting all manner of sea creatures, some of which are featured in my hybrid canvas above.
My DT project fits perfectly with this fortnight's optional theme of "The Abyss" that's offered by Ike's World Challenge Blog. The theme encompasses anything under the sea or in the ocean, like my jelly fish, sea turtle, crab, sea horse, star fish and, of course, fish! Since our planet is covered by more water than land, that's a lot of inspiration for your chance to win free digis from Ike's store, so why not take the plunge and link your project today!
Challenge I am Entering:
Crafty Cardmakers - Under the Sea or On the Beach
Connie Can Crop - Challenge #61 Water Colours

8 comments:

Angela Radford said...

Great card for this theme. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers and good luck with the challenge, Angela xxx

ike said...

That is so beautiful and what a clever way to mix the two elements :-) I remember that film and have got the song in my head now :-D
Thank you for making this for me at IWC.
Hugz
IKE xxx

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Josephine said...

What a lovely scene you've created! So pretty.

Thanks for joining us at Crafty Cardmakers!

sue k said...

Great card, beautiful scene!! Thank you for joining us at Connie Can Crop.

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Katydid Cards said...

Love your watercolored scene. So glad you joined us at Connie Can Crop's monthly challenge. Good luck!

Angela Corcoran said...

Very creative! Thanks for joining us at Connie Can Crop for her monthly challenge!

Maike von maikreations said...

Such a beautiful hybrid creation! Thank you for joining our "Under the Sea / At the Beach Challenge" at the Crafty Cardmakers! Have a wonderful weekend and happy crafting, Maike ;o)

Veronica Tovar said...

I like your sea scene. Cool watercolor effect. TFS and for joining Connie Can Crop challenge "watercolors". Good luck, and we hope to see your work again.