Friday, March 29, 2013

Life & Death Fat Page



I created this fat page (5x5) with newspaper and paint. I stenciled the background with paints and then added a rubber stamped image of Edgar with a stamp from Smeared Ink. I used three stencils to add the square, circle and dots. I masked Edgar and spritzed with copper glimmer mist. Many of Edgar's writings were inspired by Dante's Circle of Hell. The card is embellished with a steampunk cog and a black brad.

I am entering this fat page in the following challenges:

Stampotique - #93 stencils
Smudgy Antics - no markers or pencils
Smeared & Smudged Junk Funk - use newspaper
Haunted Design House - Dante inspired
Simon Says Stamp & Show - quotes
Simon Says Challenge - anything goes
Divas by Design - add metal
Left of Center - alternative art
Cute Card Thursday - #262 brass in pocket
Spooky & Scary - Poe

~Wendy

18 comments:

  1. Wonderful project Wendy. I love the newsprint back and how it goes on EAP's face. FABBO :-)
    Thanks for playing along at Haunted Design House.
    IKE xx

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  2. Your card is awesome! There is so much truth to that sentiment, isn't there? The black and white is very striking and I especially like the red circle that you have masked behind Edgar Allen Poe. I also like the combination of the book text and the polka dots. Thanks so much for joining us at Simon Says Stamp and Show. <3 Candy

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  3. Fabulous creation! Wonderful mix of elements, colors and textures... love that quote, too! :) Thank you for joining us in "Anything Goes" challenge over at the Simon Says Stamp challenge blog this week! xxo

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  4. love this....great details and Poe image looks great!

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    1. and thanks for joining us at Left of Center!

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  5. Great Image and sentiment, as Ike said the newspaper background showing through on Poe's face is FAB! Thanks for sharing with us at Haunted Design House and Smudgy Antics :)

    P.S. Quoth the Raven, Nevermore (http://poequoththeraven.blogspot.co.uk/) are running an Anything Poe's challenge at the moment, this page would fit the challenge perfectly :)

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  6. Love the way you stamped over the text, Wendy. fab project! thanks for sharing with HDH. xxD

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  7. Beautiful very strong creation! Love it. Thanks for joining the Stampotique DC

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  8. This is awesome Wendy..love newsprint..it always looks so cool and your piece is awesome.Thank you for joining us at Smudgy Antics.
    susan s

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  9. Love this Wendy, very striking. Thanks for sharing with us at Stampotique. Sue xx

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  10. Very cool, Poe is always great to see. Like the others I love the news print showing through. thanks for joining us at hdh

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  11. Fabulous card!
    Many thanks for joining in the Cute Card Thursday Challenge this week!
    Debxx

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  12. Awesome fat page, love the techniques and imagery! Thanks for playing with us at Smudgy Antics!
    http://www.smudgyantics.blogspot.com/2013/04/make-it-colourful-without-markers-or.html

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  13. Brilliant fat page! the News print showing through poe is great. Thank you for joining us at Smudgy antics and Left of Center x

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  14. Really great, cool Edgar Allan Poe creation! Love the idea with the newletter going sideways trough Poe! Thanks for joining Smudgy! :))
    Hugs Anna

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  15. I just love this!!! The ladies have said it all. Fantastic piece! Thanks for sharing with Smudgy Antics :)

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  16. This is another corner that loves that newsprint. A fabulous FB page
    Thank you for sharing your art with us at Smudgy Antics

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  17. thanks for sharing your card by TMTA & more. I like your compositon!

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