Saturday, February 9, 2013

Explosive News! CTS14

Good Morning and happy Saturday to you! I have a card to share with you that I made for the CAS(E) this Sketch challenge #14:


Here is the sketch:


I've been wanting to color this mad scientist as a REALLY BAD mad scientist for a while now. I was just waiting for the perfect sketch to present itself! I embossed, colored, and fussy cut him, along with the beaker and poof. I drew the star burst on scrap paper and cut out. Then using it as a template, outlined it onto the yellow card stock and cut out. I used some Prismacolor pencils to add some subtle color to the tips of the "explosion". I also took a red marker around the edge of it.  I sprayed some Glimmer Mist on the top of the card, stamped explosive news and adhered everything down. I. LOVE. THIS. CARD! It came out so much better than I hoped! Is there such a thing as 'Card Nirvana'? LOL!

Ok, I'm done patting myself on my back! (hee hee) I hope you get to play along too at Case this Sketch! Have a great day!


Chris

Supplies:
Card stock: Recollections (white); Bazzill (yellow); Strathmore water color paper
DP: Echo Park - This & That
Stamps: Paper Smooches - Great Chemistry set; Studio G - Alphabet set (inside)
Ink: Tsukineko - Versa Mark, Tuxedo Black
Markers: Marvy Uchida
Adhesive: SA by 3L - MyStik, 3D foam squares
Accessories: Prismacolor pencils; Inkadinkado black embossing powder; Tattered Angels Glimmer Mist - Granite; Fiskars corner rounder

11 comments:

  1. I love it too! Such a clever take on the sketch, but more importantly, a really original idea with the image! Love how sooty he looks! Thanks so much for playing along with this week's CAS(E) This Sketch!

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  2. Haha, this card made me laugh out loud! What a great idea to color him that way!

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  3. So fun! Love your take on the sketch - just perfect! And your coloring of him is awesome!

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  4. Love this ver bad mad scientist! LOL!

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  5. I can't even possibly love this card more - I laughed right when I saw it pop up in my reader, and the more I look at it the more I love it.
    (How fun would this be as a birth announcement, btw? lol)

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  6. Oh this is brilliant!! Love It!

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  7. Total cleverness, love, love, love this card!!! So glad you played along with us in this week's CAS(E) this Sketch!

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  8. Muahhhhh ha ha ha that card is all kinds of fantastic!

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  9. So pleased I had a closer look at your bad mad scientist ... he had me laughing out loud! Brilliant composition, fantastically creative idea! Anita in France :)

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  10. Hehe love this card, absolutely brilliant :) Thanks for playing this week at CAS(E) this Sketch!

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  11. haha! That is so cute and funny.

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