Monday, April 4, 2011

Monster Dreams

Here's another background sky I tried to make after having success with the last one behind Tilda. I wanted to try a sunset, however, the colors didn't work out so I started adding browns and blacks to create a nighttime sky. Once the coloring was done I added stars with a white pen.

Challenge: Designers Choice Challenge (create a scene)
Challenge: Penny's Paper Crafty Challenge #5 (1 image, 2 embellishment types, 3 papers)
Challenge: The Paper Variety 1-2-3 Challenge
(1 image, 2 embellishment types, 3 papers)
Main Stamp: Monster Dreams (LMMS)
Metal Die: Spellbinders Nestabilities Deckled Rectangles and My Favorite Things Die-namics Jumbo Scallop
Copic Colors:
-monster: G40, G82, G94, G99, B91, B93, B95, B97, B99, R11, R12, R14
-ice cream: E35, E55, E57, E59
-grass: G21, G28, YG63, YG67, YG99
-sky: (reds, yellows, oranges, browns and blacks)

Did you know? Ondines are elementals, enumerated as the water elementals in works of alchemy by Paracelsus. Ondines are said to be able to gain a soul by marrying a man and bearing his child. The German folktale of Ondine, a water nymph who curses her unfaithful husband to cease breathing if he should ever fall asleep again, is the basis for "Ondine's Curse," the historical term for congenital central hypoventilation syndrome, in which the afflicted lose autonomic control over breathing, placing them at greatest risk when they are asleep.


  1. Great! I love it!!! It's so SOOOOO cool!

  2. These backgrounds really are uber cool - I wonder if you could achieve something similar with soft pastels or maybe watercolours...hmmmmm, the inner experimenter has been awoken by you again! lol
    Oh I need more hours in day!!

  3. Hi.
    What a cute little monster. I love the sky you made. Brilliant.
    Thank you for sharing this and joining us at Penny's Challenges. Good Luck.

  4. This background you created is fab! Very cool! A great card! Thanks for joining us at Penny's! :-) Amy

  5. Cool scene - beautiful background! Thanks for joining the Repeat Impressions challenge!

  6. Very cute! Great job with the background and the stars.

  7. The sky is just beautiful! We need to link on two backgrounds together.

  8. This is super cute Barbara! Thanks for sharing with us this week at Penny's. Good Luck!!



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