Friday, 13 April 2012

Octopode Alice

Remember the scrummy Octopode Factory Alice in Wonderland screen that I made for a screen swap and could barely bring myself to part with? ;)

Well, I've been at it again. :D Not a screen this time but a CJ entry. The journal I had to work on for the art journal CJ I'm taking part in had the theme of "Steampunk Alice". I immediately thought of the fab Octopode Factory images and lo and behold the CJ owner even put in her instructions that she liked the Octopode Factory Alice in Wonderland images. :) Perfect.

So I used similar techniques to the screen, using Dylusions sprays to make the background and to paint in the images (love the versatility of the digi images, that I can resize them to suit the project I am working on). This is the CJ page - and matching tag - that I made:

As it happens, this week's theme at the Octopode Factory Friday Challenge is "anything goes" so I am entering my CJ page and tag.

The CJ is going in the post today - it's got several more people to get around before returning to the owner but I hope, when she does get it back, she likes this page as much as I do! :)

P.S. Really must make *myself* one of these Octopode Alice projects... I always seem to have to keep giving them away! :lol:


Janet said...

Hi Ali,Your journal pages & tag are fabulous,I have never used digi images(something I've got learn LOL)The Dylusions sprays are brilliant can't stop using them.
Janet x

Claire said...

Hi Ali, love the journal pages, I need to play with my Octopodes again soon :)
Of course you can pin my fairy jar for inspiration...I'm honoured that someone wants to pin something I made :D
C xx said...

LOve what you did with your sprays and images!

nwilliams6 said...

Fun book and tag - this is adorable! I love those images you used and the fun bright colors of your background!

BEX said...

Just as gorgeous and scrummy as your screen. And thanks for the reminder about the Octopode challenge - I've just popped my Alice tags in there.

Amy* said...

I must get my hands on Dylusions ink! Your background is glorious with such rich colors and tones. I love the steampunk border and the torn book pages you have used to ground your images. Amazing journal layout..Thanks so much for sharing with us at TOFF!


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