Sunday, 18 September 2016

An Elephant Card

It's time for a card made with one of Dora's beautiful digis. This month her theme is elephants and she drew this gorgeous lifelike elephant! I coloured it with Be Creative Alcohol markers and created the background in the oval with ink dusters. I stamped the base card with a very old stamp by Katy Widger from Rubber  Poet(I don't think you can get them any more). I used Kaleidacolor creole spice ink. This reminds me so much of the colourful fabrics I saw in Rwanda, so is an ideal backdrop for an African Elephant. You can find Dora's Digis here on her blog.
Thanks for looking!

10 comments:

  1. That's a fabulous elephant Sally, lovely card

    Joan

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  2. Absolutely gorgeous Sally, what an amazing image and fabulous colours. Your background is brilliant, love it Kate x

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  3. WOW! I love the background and agree about the likeness to African fabric designs, the elephant is such a strong image. Love it ALL.
    Faith
    x

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  4. I read now that you made the background of your self with a stamp. What great! I thought is was designpaper. I like the background paper, it is very beautiful. Beautiful whole!!

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  5. A great background to set off the elephant - lovely card

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  6. Wow a fabulous card Sally, I love the digi you've used. Dora is a very talented lady. Great background that you've created to go with the elephant.

    Sue xx

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  7. This is lovely Sally and you've done an amazing job colouring the Elephant, it looks so realistic, I love the background too. Sandra X

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  8. Wow Your elephant is so realistic looking. Fab colouring. I was looking for an elephant image but the only one I found had a lot of jungle background to colour in so I didn't do it and coloured a couple of toucans instead as one does! hugs Mrs A.

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  9. A very cool card, Sally. It looks gorgeous - I immediately thought that my daughter would like it because she loves elephants.

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