|Happy Birthday from the Cheshire Cat|
Lily Chilvers is a very talented artist and has created these adorable, weird and wonderful little creatures in digi stamps, collage sheets, and some rubber. Check out her blog, The Octopode Factory, here, and her Etsy Shop, here.
The first challenge is all about Alice In Wonderland. Being a cat lover, I couldn't resist The Cheshire Cat! I coloured worn and torn kitty in the colours of our precious Abby, who is an Abyssinian. Here she is here:
The background newsprint is from The Graphics Fairy. Inked up with Distress Ink Vintage Photo. Used various coloured pencils on cat, pinwheel, bandages and ear. Shot of Glimmer Mist Coffee Shop on newsprint.
So, if you are not familiar with The Octopode Factory family of weird and wonderful little creatures, visit Lily's blog and her Etsy store! Go to the challenge blog and see the other entries. The links are in the comments!
And last but not least, a video! I always like to have a video of some sort to go with my post. Either a music video or a technique video. For this post, I thought Al Stewart performing his hit song "The Year of the Cat" would do nicely. It's from around 1977. Have a look and listen. Sing along if you want to...you know you do!
Thanks for stopping by! Have a look around while you're here and leave a word or two before you head off to The Octopode Factory Friday Challenge #1: Alice In Wonderland! Have a fantastic weekend, and to all you fellow Canadians, HAPPY CANADA DAY!