Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Day 17 of THE 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN WITH SMEARED AND SMUDGED

I'm Lady Brayton.  Welcome to my blog!

I am participating as a wicked blogger for THE 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN blog hop hosted by the Smeared and Smudged Forum

To learn more about the 31 Days of Halloween and to find out how non-bloggers can win prizes, click this link

 For your convenience, I will keep the blog roll posted on the left sidebar of my blog.  The hop goes LIVE everyday in October at 9:00am PST. 
You should have arrived here from Vee's Blog and your 
next stop on the hop is Lindsay's Blog.


Today is Day 17 of the 31 DAYS OF HALLOWEEN

Here is my offering:
(click image to enlarge)

I made a non-digital ATC for you today.

I started with 2.5" x 3.5" white cardstock and stamped the "Skull" with versa mark embossing ink and poured on the black Zing embossing powder.  After pouring the excess powder back into its container and spilling a good bit of it over my desk, I heat embossed the image.  I then inked the background with a few colors of Distress Inks (brick red, rusty hinge, and the limited edition yellow from the spring collection).  Next, the "Chain Link" was stamped twice with black Memento ink.  The last stamp was "Raven 1".  I did the heat embossing bit again.  All stamps were from Smeared Ink's
"Quoth the Raven" set which I own in rubber.

 I added some grays to the skull with copic markers and painted some highlights onto the raven with Copic opaque white.  The white was a little bright so I added some black distress ink over the white to dim it down.  I cut random triangles into the paper and then trimmed the atc to a smaller size and mounted the remainder to a 2.5" x 3.5" piece of shimmery black card.

Smeared Ink is bringing rubber back for those in the Rubber Club.
Click this link for details and you can own this set.
It comes on an 8.5" x 11" sheet of deeply etched unmounted rubber.

Thank you for all of the kind comments you have been leaving me :)
Cheers!
~ Lady Brayton ~

Although this is not good enough for a win, I wanted to enter my ATC to the Quoth the Raven, Nevermore Challenge of "Anything Poe's" to support my friends :)

17 comments:

  1. oh its lovely! i love the coloring for the background! great job!

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  2. Wow even your non digital ATCs look digital! Great ATC one of my fav sets!
    Peace,
    Kristy

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  3. The way you use the embossing powders is impressive. And your background make the whole thing stand out strongly. But my favorite little touch is the triangles you cut into the edges before you mount it onto your ATC sized paper! Awesome!

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  4. Fantastic ATC. Love the colors and the layering. Thank you for sharing your talents with me.

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  5. wow, this is awesome LB , love the colours and images used

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  6. Awesome project! Thanks for inspiring me with your art!
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  7. Gorgeous, Lady B! Especially love how you notched the background. Fab colors! xxD

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  8. Wicked cool ATC! Love the raven and the background is yummy!

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  9. 'Tis a gorgeous offering! Very very lovely!

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  10. cool ATC, love the vivid background! xx

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  11. Beautiful ATC, love how you did the background - both the color and the cut outs.

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  12. Your ATC is amazing love the colours of the background
    Hugs xxx

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  13. dark beauty. beautiful and very stunning.
    hugs.
    susan s

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  14. What a stunning ATC! Your work is always so vibrant and your colouring perfect! It's wonderful to see you joining us at Quoth the Raven, thank you! xxx

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  15. Oh fabulous ATC. I love the vibrant background.. that really sets it off. Thank you for joining us over at Quoth The Raven :-) xx

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  16. Doesnt really matter if its digital or real rubber your work is always perfect....and i am always inspired by and in awe of your talent.
    Thank you so much for joining us at QUOTH THE RAVEN much love xxx

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