Thursday, January 30, 2014

Kick Start Your Art Day 4

Well, look at me!
Participating and posting for FOUR days in a row!
I am really enjoying this process. I need the creative outlet in this form.
It is working for me.

Today's prompt is
Now I am not much for deep internal reflection.
I tend to revel in my own self deprecation, as opposed to
growing from my own revelations.
And I wasn't feeling the whole organic, literal growing, either.
This was going to take a minute or sixty to figure out.

I do love words. And word play. Hmmm....

After creating the background using those trusty Dylusions inks,
I used a spiderweb stencil to get the creepy vibe going.
Then, I used some rub on letters from my stash to spell out the word
GROWTH. I doodled around each letter to help it stand out against the
background more, and added some "growths" on each letter.
Some have hairs growing out of them, too!

I chose a word that started with each of the letters of the lovely prompt word.
Ghastly, Repugnant, Oddity, ...  

Witchy, Toxic, and Heathen, to round it out.

And then the real fun began. 
I started picking out some of my favorite (and oh, so dusty) rubber stamps.
Mister Stripes from Stampotique, and the Frieze Hippo from Gorey Details. 

Lovely are the Sound from Stampotique.

And lastly, Fofe from Stampotique 
and The Doubtful Guest from Gorey Details.

I just highlighted everyone with a white gel pen, to help them show up 
better on the busy background. 

See you again, tomorrow!!


  1. cool page :) the hippo is my favourite! :P

  2. Atta, girl! Keep it CREEPY! Love this. (the penguin is a hoot!) xxD

  3. I love that you are staying true to yourself with these prompts.:) Your page is amazing and clever! And I love word play, too. Although, I have a major thing for puns, so I am a horribly cheesy person to hang around. Thanks for playing with us!

  4. Fabulous mixture of stamps and love the highlights. So love the words you chose. Wonderful page!!

  5. wow love your usage of the words in growth and the images from stampotique are fabulous. always love Dylusions inks...fab job
    susan s

  6. Great page! Very creative and funny!


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