Tuesday, April 13, 2010

CT Entries -- Finally!

Here are the three entries I've chosen for the Creative Team call at jessicasprague.com --

6x12 chipboard pages - Basic Grey
Journaling stamp - 7 Gypsies
Textured cardstock - Die Cuts with a View
Pattern paper - K and Company
Chipboard button - Bazzill
Buttons - WalMart

*Cropped photos, changed 2 to B&W
*Hand-done doodling, captions
*Cut cardstock to fit chipboard pages and adhered them
*Tore pattern paper and cardstock and inked edges
*Arranged and adhered buttons

Paper and Word Art - Nicole Seitler, Sugarplum Paperie/The Digi Chick (kits unknown)
Frames - Katie Pertiet, Designer Digitals - Stacked Photo Clusters No.2
Colored tiles and Butterfly - Monica Guerra Leiria, Studio Girls - O Joy and Aqua Tranquility kits, respectively
Font - CK Ali's Hand Official

*Cropped photos; hue/saturation adjustment; added diffuse glow filter
*Clipped photos into frame (mask technique)
*Placed "cherish" word art under photo cluster and duplicated layer to extend word art above photos
*Placed colored tile border behind photo cluster; reduced opacity to 27%
*Placed butterfly and added a shadow effect
*Used Text Tool for caption on photo frame and added shadow effect

"Happy Birthday, No. 1"

Paper - my own design using hex code 6c6c13 and blending in a grunge texture
Grunge Texture overlay - Pink Sherbet Photography, flickr.com
Swirl Brush - Swirls by xo Kaffaleen, Brusheezy.com
Corner Brush - Nancie Rowe Janitz, Scrap Artist kits, NRJ_DDK_1, Stamping
Font - Century Gothic

*Flipped photo horizontally and resized to 5x7
*Changed photo to sepia
*Added grunge texture layer; soft light blending mode
*Increased brightness and contrast
*Merged layers and dropped onto 12x12 canvas
*Created background paper by selecting a shade of green (hex code 6c6c13)
*Added same grunge texture as I used on the photo; used overlay blending mode and reduced opacity to 70%
*Selected a shade of brown from the photo using color-picker (hex code 24180c)
*Added the corner brush around photo, changing orientation 3 times
*Added swirl brush around photo (again, changing orientation 3 times); changed color of swirl to off-white using color-picker and selected a light shade from the photo (hex code eee6df); reduced opacity to 65%
*Using text tool, created a text box around the photo area and typed in my journaling; also typed out the title, turned it 90 degrees and placed it on the photo
*Added a stroke/border around the journaling (8 px)
*Added shadow effect to photo, swirl brushes, journaling, title and stroke/border

TFL ~ klb


Gladie said...

These are great, Kim! God luck! :)))

LindainNCtoo said...

I hope you make it!!!