Thursday, September 24, 2020

Chameleon

 Hello All,

For today I will be playing along with The Paper Players and Just Us Girls. I picked quite an unusual creature for a pet, the chameleon! Here is my card for today, enjoy!

One layer card showing the chameleon in all its wonderful colors! This card uses color blocking to illustrate the color change of a chameleon.

The use of masking paper was essential for the card to work.  The colors were added using Hero Arts, Memento, and Your Next Stamp inks. I gently added the color using an ink applicator.

These little critters were stamped after the color blocking. I wanted to use the color as a wash for the crayons and chameleon. I then colored them using polychromos.

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A few of my friends in college had chameleons for pets. They were the coolest creatures! However, their life expectancy is very short. They live around 2-3 years in the wild and 3-10 years in captivity. I would love to hear from you if you had a chameleon as a pet. 

I wasn't sure if I was going to post this but there is a video series called True Facts. Each video is about a certain animal and the one I am going to share is about the chameleon. Just a warning, it is not for little eyes!! If you are of age watch this here!! It is absolutely hilarious!  

Thank you so much for stopping by and I do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. Lots of good crafting vibes headed your way. I hope you all have a fantastic day and please stay safe and healthy. 

4 comments:

Ann Schach said...

What an adorable card, Shawna! It's a cute concept that fits in so perfectly with both challenges. Thank you for playing with The Paper Players this week!

LeAnne said...

Very cute...your shading and coloring are amazing! And of course, a chameleon can be a pet!! I have seen those True Facts videos...hilarious! Thanks for playing with my CAS Pets challenge this week!

Ida said...

Congrats on making (A Cut Above) for this challenge. Your little chameleon is so cute.

Macimbalo said...

Beautiful card, I love how you used the colors - super cute design! Thanks for sharing at JUGS!

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