Tuesday, March 3, 2009

HORTON HEARS A WHO...

I just love Dr. Seuss, and made this card for today's Color Challenge (pink passion, kiwi kiss, chocolate chip) in honor and memory of his wonderful work.I got this idea when I was searching for coloring pages for my kids... I found this one of Horton carrying the flower that holds the Whos, and it was the perfect size for a card. I printed it out, then went over it with a permanent marker, followed by heat setting it with my heat gun.I colored the trees and bushes with kiwi kiss ink usiing my aqua painter. I color Horton, the trees and the sky with pencils and blended with goo gone. And even though you can't see it in the photo, the tiny flower is colored with my pink passion marker. I tried layering with choc chip cardstock, but it just didn't pop like I wanted it to, so I used black and white as my neutrals.Thanks for looking and remember... "A person's a person, no matter how small..."

Additional Info
Stamps: none - image printed online coloring pages
Paper: basic black, whisper white, hawaiian papaya dsp
Ink: kiwi kiss
Accessories: aqua painter, SU! colored pencils, goo gone, SU! markers, brads, ticket corner punch, scallop punch, ribbon

7 comments:

Julia Aston said...

How fun Beverly! Love this card - great colors and fun clip art!

Annapurna said...

How cute! Very nicely done.

Love the crispness of your pictures. You must have a very good camera, cameraman/woman and best lighting.

Cindy said...

This is just too cute for words, Beverly! I love your coloring and Horton just makes me smile! Great job - you do Dr. Suess proud!

Kari said...

Love this card Beverly!!! Dr. Seuss is one of my all time favorites. When I taught my second graders, we would always celebrate his birthday. Horton was one of the stories that we would always read. I love how you tied the color challenge in with this card!! Love it, love it, love it!!!!

Kristine B. said...

SUPER CUTE!! :) Love the image -- what a great idea to print a coloring page for the card! :)

Oh, don't feel bad...Trina's card came late. My birthday was actually Feb. 12th. :)

Anne said...

Horton is a Hoot! Adorable Bev, wonderful coloring and layering. Looks fantastic, and I love the idea of downloading and printing images!!

chelemom said...

This is adorable!!! A printed image huh? mmmmmmmm.....what a great idea!!!! : )

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