Louvre, here I come!

This is the card for one of my friend's friend. She works in a local museum, so my idea was to wish her a great career and become the Director of Louvre Museum in Paris! Why not? Sky is the limit, isn't it?
Anyway I needed some sketch or stamp with Louvre & I found a perfect one, which is a clolouring page, you can find it HERE.
And there's a new technique I tried: shading with ink. I saw in in THIS tutorial & I had to try! I mentioned before, I haven't got special machines (but they are on my X-mas wishlist!), so I had to manage with the things I have.
I embossed the paper manually using this yellow 'tool' on the left - this is a part of knitting needle - & a FISKARS plate. Then I shaded the paper using brown & black inks with my 'blending tool' LOL I just cut off a piece of kitchen sponge... OK, my hands were also brown & black, but I like the effect on the card.
I made a special business card for the friend - her name is Ewelina, and she just became the 'President-Director of the Musee du Louvre'.
This time I wanted the digi to be delicate, so I coloured it with colouring pencils only and done it a little bit careless for the 'sketch effect' (BTW copic's are horrible expensive in my country in relation to my salary, so I won't buy them soon) :(
There is also a hand made pin and a sentiment 'For your B'day - this is your day'.
I have never been in Paris, but I hope someday I will... meh...

4 komentarze:

Cheryl 14 lipca 2012 18:45  

I absolutely love this!! Thanks for playing along with us at Kaboodle Doodles this week!

Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez 15 lipca 2012 01:09  

Gorgeous and absolutely beautiful. TFS the new technique - shading. Thanks for joining us at Kaboodle Doodles’ “Anything French” Challenge!

Kath
Blog: Creo by Lady Katutz
http://creobyladykatutz.blogspot.com/

KraftyKoolKat 15 lipca 2012 11:31  

Wow!! Anna this is awesome and fits our Challenge lovely. Thank you so much for joining us at Totally Papercrafts this week and good luck.

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Cathy
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Kathleen (Kath) B. Hernandez 23 lipca 2012 13:41  

Hi, Anna! Our Sponsor Coordinator is under a tight situation & couldn't be reached as of the moment. Do send me an email at ladykatuts@yahoo.com & I'll send over your Top 3 blinkie for your blog from Kaboodle Doodles.

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