Saturday, March 2, 2013

Happy Dr. Seuss Day!

Not only is today (March 2) Mr Geisel's birthday, it's Read Across America Day. I don't have any children here to read to, but maybe my husband would listen to a poem or two (actually, I love it when he reads to me...)!

My sister-in-law posted the cutest photo on FaceBook of our niece celebrating Dr Suess's birthday at school, eating green eggs and ham (green-colored scrambled eggs and cut-up ham slices... so clever!), so when I saw the Inspired By...Dr Seuss challenge, I just had to make a card.


 
The quote image is by TLC Creations; she gave it out as a freebie last year and I had to go through her whole March 2012 archive to find it! So worth it though! I was naughty and darkened the yellow in Photoshop... sorry, I just couldn't see it in the print-out! Speaking of being naughty, I grabbed the Dr Seuss images from coloring pages available on the web. What can I say, I colored them!

I colored the "Truffula trees" and then added FlowerSoft to them for texture. It's difficult to see in this photo, but I colored the background for the trees with Copics and texturized it with Blender solution and Aida fabric. I cut out "Horton" with deckle scissors and colored him with Copic B60, Pale Blue Gray. He's attached with an Action Wobble, so he bounces really nicely on the card!


Inspiration/Challenges:
Art Impressions Challenge 102: Use a Wobble
Inspired By #64: Dr. Seuss
The Sketch File: February Sketch




Update: This won the "Wobble" challenge at Art Impressions, as well as Inspired By #64!
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8 comments:

  1. Love, love, love! Great take on my challenge!

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  2. OMGoodness, so so cute!!! Love all the flowers too, so fun!!! Thanks so much for joining the Art Impressions' challenge this week!

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  3. this is such a fun, colorful card, love it! great job on challenge!

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  4. I love the Dr. Seuss images and the sentiment. Great card!

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  5. Love this card it's so colorful and any child would love it , love your Lorax trees , too cute ... Congrats on winning

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  6. Oh so much fun and how very resourceful of you. It's a terrific card - just love it :o)

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  7. This is SO ADORABLE!!! Congrats on your well-deserved win~

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