Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Carlos the Crab
This stamp is from Kraftin Kimmie stamps, this was on special a few weeks ago and I liked it so ordered it I did! I used the same card stock as the previous post - Poppy Parade I think? (Stampin Up InColor). I had to look at a few ways this was colored, I colored the crab red and it just needed something. I was thinking while coloring this that the crab isn't really red until he is cooked, he is actually brownish or green or even blue. So... he isn't umm ready to eat - just sunburned ;) I found one colored that was sort of dotted so I added the brown and orange dots on his body. Plus as you can see I messed up his eyes. Ugh! I hate how I go to color something and the tip does not go where I think it's going! I have that problem all the time, I must have some sort of hand eye coordination problem LOL! I put the tip exactly where I want it to go and it is beside it! I wonder if someone knows a trick to this, maybe get my face down right beside it - who knows, I try and then I have to try to fix it and end up with this mess. Anyway I added the dots to the sand too and it made a huge difference. How do you like his tongue? LOL! "Got to hold yer mouth jus right." So what next, I wanted to add some shells on the side and looking through my stamps I saw the sun, fish and bucket and thought they would go well with this card. I colored them then added 10 year old diamond glaze... it bubbled and cracked LOL! I have my own crackled look here - guess I should buy a new bottle. I cut them out and yes, pop dots - *giggle* the fish cracks me up. Hope you like!