"...she tried the little golden key in the lock, and to her great delight it fitted! Alice opened the door and found that it led into a small passage, not much larger than a rat-hole: she knelt down and looked along the passage into the loveliest garden you ever saw. How she longed to get out of that dark hall, and wander about among those beds of bright flowers and those cool fountains, but she could not even get her head though the doorway; `and even if my head would go through,' thought poor Alice, `it would be of very little use without my shoulders."-- Chapter 1, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland
Your challenge at The Altered Alice this month is Garden and/or Flowers! Enter your creations here by Friday, September 28, 2012. Multiple entries are allowed, but to count as a separate entry each must be on its own blog post. All entries are welcome, but projects that feature Wonderland will have two chances at the drawing instead of one.
The winner will receive 3 digi images from The Stamping Boutique, which has a wonderful Alice in Wonderland line we will be sharing with you! Tracey Malnoski is the owner and illustrator, and she has previously designed stamps for Unity, InStyle, Squigglefly, and The Digi Shack. Her Stamping Boutique has it all: digital images, red rubber stamps, and themes that include fairytale, whimsy, sentimental, and candy. Please visit the Store and their wonderful Challenge Blog!
This month I went a little 3D. The large mushroom top and the grass has 3 layers, the two smaller mushrooms and Alice in the tea cup are all 2 layers. When I design I usually pick my patterned paper first and then pull the colors I use from it. This image just screamed for lots of color, so I did that first using Copic markers. Once I got to the looking for patterned paper I was stomped. Everything seemed to be competing with the image so I went black and white. I tied it all together with the bright pop of colored flowers in the corner.
Copic: E000, 00, 81, 84, 87
C5, 7, 9
B00, 02, 04
R20, 24, 27, 29
YR61, 65, 68
Y11, 13, 15
YG05, 07, 9