Saturday, March 24, 2018

Hilltops

Hello All,

For today I will be playing along with The Library Challenge. This is my first post on The Library Challenge. Well, here is my card for today, enjoy.

The sky is an iridescent green with wisps of black acrylic paint. The mountains are smudged white ink and colored pencils. the 'moon' was stamped and embossed in green. I thought the setting needed to be magical and unworldly, like The Hobbit.
This is the card out of the light.
The emphasis is now on the mountains, not the sky.
I was inspired to frame the scene because of the frame on the cover art.
Theirs is much more detailed showing their written language (if my memory serves correctly), in contrast, mine is a simple black. I liked the idea of a frame. 
Here is the card in the light. I like the way the light shines on the green sky and the detail of the moon is now highlighted. 


Challenges Entered:
The Library Challenge: Challenge #2- The Hobbit
"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, nor yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and that means comfort."   - J.R.R. Tolkien - The Hobbit  I read this first in the 2nd grade. I love Tolkein.

Well, that should do it for me!! Thank you so much for stopping by and do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. We will see you soon. Take care and happy stamping.


1 comment:

Marina said...

How fabulously atmospheric this is , Shawna - totally magical. Thanks for joining The Library.

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