Sunday, July 22, 2012

Smudgetastic Monster ATCs


In yet another attempt to step outside of my cozy, creative box,
I am making ATCs (Artist Trading Cards) for the very first time.
I was inspired to play along over at
with their theme of "Famous Monsters".
I have never made an ATC before, and when I have wanted to
play along with Jenn's challenges in the past, I usually already exceeded
the  size requirements. I tend to work much larger than 3.5" X 2.5". 

Well, not this time!
I have a bunch of awesome digital images from my
Sister Minion Andrea, who is the creative mastermind behind,
Our Challenge Blog

I ended up using a few images to make a few ATCs.
I just couldn't stop! So fun!!!!

This is "Drakilly".
I backed him with glittery bat paper and glittery spider tape. 

Everyone's favorite burn victim, "Freddy Krueger".
I backed him with some Hallowe'en scraps (which is perfect for ATCs!)
and the ever popular, MS Drippy Goo punch, complete with Stickles.


I also added some clear glaze Sakura pen to his face and hand for
some texture on Fred's burns. 

Lastly, I have used, The Bride of Frankenstein,
but I'm not sure if she's available in the shop or not. 

Stop by Smudgetastic Digis, they have a bunch of
cool and versatile images to work into any project!

Then, check out the Famous Monsters challenge at




12 comments:

  1. very cool, watching freddy verses jason as i type...love these

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  2. You have been busy! Wonderful colors - you do green sooo well.

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  3. Totally fantastic - cannot believe this is your first time making ATC's! You're a natural - I expect you back weekly, girlfriend! Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday.
    xoxo

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  4. Fabulous - these are sooo inspiring.. I fancy making one now. I am a newby too to ATCs :-) xxx

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  5. Your colouring skills are just phenomenal! I have never made an ATC either but these are freaking brilliant, might have to try a couple myself although they would be crass compared to yours. Thanks so much for making my images look insanely brilliant. xxxx

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  6. OMG these are just fantastic!!!! Love the images!!! Thanks so much for joining us at Wicked Wednesday!! Hope to see you again!!

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  7. All three are amazing! You're coloring is beautiful even on monsters!! Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday.
    Kim

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  8. You did a great job! I hope you'll be making more in the future, for I'd love to swap ATCs with you one day! Really cool atcs!

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  9. New follower here!

    Love what you said and did for Freddy.
    Super creative

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  10. Well, my dear, you look like an ATC pro! Aren't they fun? Your coloring really IS insane. All are just fabulous! Can't pick a fave. xxD

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  11. Wonderful coloring and fab drippy, gooey blood...I'm loving everything about this awesome ATC's! Thanks for joining us at Wicked Wednesday this week.
    :Dxx

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  12. Your ATC`s are so gorgeous!!!

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