Wednesday, June 9, 2010

Zombie Queen- The Greeting Farm Hop

Hello everyone! Welcome to the Smeared and Smudged blog for today's The Greeting Farm sponsored hop. I'd like to thank you for visiting, and let you know how truly stoked I am to be sharing my project, and all the Smeared and Smudged DT projects, with you today.

This month on the Smeared and Smudged Forum, The Greeting Farm is one of our challenge sponsors; and they were so very generous to allow us to use some of their super cool images for today's hop. Plus, you have a chance to win one of these images today by leaving a comment at each stop along the hop, and at the TGF Blog when you're done hopping.

If you're looking for more chances to win TGF images, visit our forum and join in some of our challenges! Smeared and Smudged is a super friendly and cool place to be, and although some of our art tends to lean toward the alternative, vintage, or gothic side of things, we are truly a very diverse group and embrace all styles and levels of stampers.

At the bottom of my post you will find a list of all the hop participants. Be sure to visit each of them to see their wicked projects. If this is your first stop, you'll want to check out all of them. If you're here from another hop participant, just continue where you left off, and be sure to visit The Greeting Farm at the end!

If you know me, you know I LOVE altering things and today's project is no exception. Although, this IS one of the few times I've worked with a digi image. I have to say, I'm liking them more and more! I chose to work with the "Royal Pain" cake girl, which is a TGF image that I adore.

My project is a Zombie Queen earring holder that I made for my 10 year old daughter. Here are a couple different pics. The first is without jewelry, and the second has some earrings hanging so you can see how it should be used.

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I had to "darken" up my image to use her as a zombie, so I started by coloring with markers and prisma pencils, then adding shadows with black. I scraped my fingernails across her skin to make it look rotted, and also added some white highlights with a gel pen.

The frame is painted and I added glitter to the wet paint. Then I used some green punchinella to make the insert for the jewelry. My zombie letters and my "Have your cake, EAT IT too!" saying were printed from my computer, and the "Queen" is chipboard letters that I glittered as well. After pulling it all together to take a look, I decided to break up the black by adding a strip of white paper to the left side that had old paint on it. Then I attached everything and as a final touch, added the black bow in the corner.

I hope you enjoyed taking a look,I LOVE reading comments so please let me know what you think. And now, here's the list of the Smeared and Smudged DT blogs! Have fun hopping!

Kelli

Tori

Kathi

Sarah

Danielle

Black Dragon

Kim

Lady Brayton

Meredith

Jennifer

Please visit The Greeting Farm Blog and The Greeting Farm website to view these cool and creepy images!

27 comments:

  1. Wow, this is very clever and unique! Way cool!

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  2. You know every time we talk about projects I try to imagine. I guess I should just stop cause I never do it justice!!!! Awesome piece! I freaking love that you made her a Zombie!!!!!!!!!!

    LOVE IT

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  3. Terra...this is AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I love it so much! And the way you colored Royal Pain is just too much!! Love Love Love this!!

    xo
    Meredith

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  4. Wow! This is crazy awesome!!! What a brilliant idea! I'm sure your daughter loves it! You SO rocked this, Terra!

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  5. What a cute idea! Great way to creep up the image too. The rotting flesh addition is quite effective. LOL xxD

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  6. Awesome project! I love the detail of the rotted skin on the cake girl image!

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  7. oh my!!! What a great project! Love all of the details you put into it - totally great!!!!

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  8. Omg that is sooo cute!!! how creative! thank you for sharing!!

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  9. WHat a great idea to alter an earring holder. I might have o "steal" the idea!

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  10. What a fabulous earring holder! Great idea and love the way you zombified the creepy cake!

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  11. wow what a totally awesome idea i love it...

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  12. Terra...you never fail to please. This ROCKS! Very clever idea. I love the darkness of this...especially the rotting zombie flesh!!! Too freakin' cool!

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  13. Wow. Brilliant idea to turn a frame into an earring holder! I bet your daughter loves it.

    The zombification (new word) of the cute/creepy stamp is really well done!

    Really great project!

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  14. great cards, and she is really cool x

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  15. WOW Terra! What an interesting project!! Great job!

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  16. Very cool! Love the zombie! :)

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  17. Ha ha this is way too much fun! Great job!

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  18. Great piece - I am soooo casing this idea for a gifty for my BFF's daughter!!

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  19. Terra this is an awesome project! I'm sure your daughter will love it!

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  20. What a fun project. I bet your daughter loved it. Great use of the image on it

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  21. Terra this is wonderful... dark and creepy, totally fantastic, and such a clever idea for storing earrings.
    lynx

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  22. Wow! This is so fun to see. Great job with the coloring. I have to try this 'skin scratching' thing!

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  23. Awesome idea for a earring holder..love your zombie creeper!

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  24. Absolutely amazing - as always :)

    u know I got some love/hate for the zombie. This project is killer!

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  25. Your earring holder is so cool! I like it!:)

    hugs,
    Laura

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