October 19, 2017

Best in Show


Most collage artists have a habit of collecting images that might be useful for a future project. I like to collect people and the image I used here was found and saved to my stash six years ago.

I thought the spotted theme clever but had no way of knowing when I'd use it--until now.

This week's theme at Simon's Monday Challenge Blog is "Man's Best Friend" and became the perfect opportunity to use it.

The background is a page from the Tim Holtz Etcetera paper stash, an 8" x 8" collection of papers that are sized just right for tags.

I added polka dots using Tim's Dots & Floral stamp set, the label is from one of his Ephemera collections and most of the tinting was done with colored pencils.

5 comments:

  1. Fantastic tag! The clipping and background are so perfect together.

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  2. Admire your creations is always an instant of happiness! love love love everything you create! Barbara

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  3. I forgot .... thanks for sharing with us your creative talent on Simon Says Stamp Monday CHallenge blog! barbara

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  4. I love it, the background is great and the flowers give it a wonderful touch, hugs.

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  5. This is so fantastic! How genius to go with the polka dot theme. As always, I want to jump into your artwork and talk to the characters involved. They are all so dang interesting and you bring them to life through your skills! Love this piece!

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