Spring Card Camp 2 Day 9

I knew there was going to be trouble today.  The theme of the tutorial by Daniel West was to let your imagination wander and envision your stamps/dies/stencils in a totally different way.  This is precisely what I like to do with my supplies, but it is this very methodology that turns what should be a 10-minute card into a 4-hour card.  The funny thing was that even though I like to do this re-imagining of stamps and dies, I drew a complete blank at first.  When I finally thought of something, I said to myself…………don’t do it……………..it is too stupid and “out there”.  So of course, I set about doing exactly that.  I don’t know if the card “works” but I think there is an “E” for effort in there somewhere.

I will show you first the two dies that I started out with.  Take a moment to guess what I transformed them into.

 

 

Now you can see the finished product.  So ok, I know it is a stretch……………..Glass Catfish in an aquarium.  It is my imagination and so I can do what I want with it.  The one outstanding problem with this project is that I put so much clear glaze over the fish (Pico Embellisher), that it is unlikely to dry any time today. That is ok though as my newly acquired Spring Card Camp friend Sue Ellen says…………..drying time doesn’t count when determining how long a card takes to make.

 

I took about 10 pictures trying to get one that sort of reflected the transparent glisten of the fish.  This was the best of the lot, taken in bright sunshine while the card was sitting on my partner’s jeep tire. I know I need to get some proper photography backgrounds

About DebSelby

I am a Mom to three great sons, a grandmother to seven great grandkids and a totally addicted scrapbooker, cardmaker now that I have retired from paid work.

Posted on May 14, 2020, in Oscar's (Deb's) Card Samples, Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. roseandprecious

    Fantastic !!! you turned them into a super fun card 🙂

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  2. Sue Ellen, Rochester, NY

    You get a huge E for effort, from me…very creative and I was not even close to guessing…

    Liked by 1 person

  3. I love it!!! The fish are the cutest and very clever. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. What a great result! CarolG

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