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Wednesday, 27 March 2013

Alpha Challenge - P for Peacock





Here is my P page for the Craft Barns Alpha Challenge.  Maybe unsurprisingly I chose Peacock...



And this is how it turned out...




I learnt some stuff too :)




I used pastels for the feather.  I don't often use pastels and was surprised by how far the 'dust' travelled!




After clearing up all the residue I used watercolour pencils and drawing pens for the picture of the bird.




I feel the blurred out edges is slightly cheating as I didn't draw the whole animal... but I like the effect it gives.  I'm happy with how he turned out in the end.




I didn't get to visit many other entries last time so hopefully I can have a peek at both P and Ma-Me pages this time around.  I do love seeing what words you guys have picked!

Thanks for stopping by
:)


15 comments:

  1. WOW! You have the head down pat. Stunning.

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  2. Stunning pages Laura...you did an amazing job with your pastels and watercolour pencils :)

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  3. Beautiful project! Thanks for visiting me for WOYWW..I had the faithbook. This link shows one theme and title for an 8x8 album, it was on my post but wanted to share it with you. I personally needed the theme done for me so I could concentrate on putting the right pictures with each page verse. Have fun!! http://lettersandlace.blogspot.com/2012/02/faithbooking-you-are-who-you-are-for.html

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  4. Beautiful pages for a beautiful bird great choice for P

    MaggieH

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  5. I think the body blurred out is fantastic for keeping the focus on the head. Great job! The feather is a beauty!

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  6. What a beautiful DPS - the colours are amazing.

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  7. Beautiful peacock feather, super pages. BJ

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  8. Gorgeous colors and coloring.

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  9. Stunning drawing once again - you've done the peacocks head perfectly! Great colours too!

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  10. WOW!!!! Your peacock is incredible Laura! Such wonderful colours and shading! Karen from The Craft Barn xxx

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  11. Beautiful pages, love your drawing of the peacock and the beautiful feather.

    Sylv xx

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  12. Wow - your peacock pages are awesome:)
    Just LOVE it!
    *Hugs, Inger*

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  13. Fabulous pages. Your drawings are amazing.

    Thank you for visiting my blog and leaving a comment - it's much appreciated.

    Maggie

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  14. Another fantastic page!! well done !!
    Thanks for playing with us at the Craft Barn
    Izzy

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