Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Quote The Raven....Nevermore.

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Welcome to Day 7 of the 31 Days of Halloween


I'm sure that this is one of the most used quotes for Halloween projects but why mess with perfection?  I thought I'd put a bit of a spin on Mr Poe...both figuratively and literally!  I started off with the spiral stencil and black PanPastel which I sprayed with hair spray to set it.  I then painted Trolley Grey Sorbet Dimensional paint over the entire image.    It toned down the white and added a beautiful sparkle (which unfortunately can't be seen in this photo).  

I then did a little surgery on Poe - grafting half of a skull onto his image.  The "skull" Poe was also painted with a layer of the Trolley Grey.  The regular side of Poe was left as is.


The card base is a panel of grey cardstock layered with a piece of cardstock painted with Imperial (purple) Sorbet Dimensional paint.  I also added the stamped Poe quote and a Mulberry Raven to top it off.


I hope you've enjoyed my twist on this very famous tale...
Ink Stained Roni

Art Anthology Supplies: Sorbet Dimensional Paint - Imperial, Trolley Grey; Stencil



21 comments:

  1. Cool surgery effect!!! Great job!

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  2. Wicked cool, Roni! I think this is awesome!

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  3. I totally love everything about this! that stencil makes the perfect background and the sparkle and colors are amazing with your surgically altered Poe. Fabulous! xxD

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  4. Oh this is fabulous!!! I love the half skull Poe and the layout its just gorgeous! mo x

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  5. Very original!
    It is always fresh to find new ways to use and display familiar images.

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  6. Love the subtle purple background, so yummy! You are a fine surgeon Roni! Great swirl behind Poe! Awesome card.
    ~kim

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  7. Love your twist on Poe! He is seriously creepy now.

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  8. Cool. Love the hurricane stencil used in the background.

    Marilyn

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  9. Great surgery on Poe...maybe Poe doesn't think so but it's for a good cause!! Love the background and all the shine and color there! Love this take on Poe!!

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  10. Great effect, Roni. I love the way you grafted the two together. And your background is really cool, too!

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  11. Ravens always add the finishing touch of eerie. It's perfect with the grafted face!

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  12. Absolutely spooktacular Roni, I love how you worked some anti-plastic surgery on him, brilliant swirly background too. So creepy!

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  13. Love the two faced Poe and the glittery background.

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  14. Love the background and the altered Poe!

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  15. What a fabulously fun card Roni, I really am loving your use of this particular stencil! xx

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  16. Finally someone puts Edgar Allan Poe and purple together you are now Officially my favorite

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  17. Great card, love how you altered the image.

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  18. Wickedly awesome, love what you did with Poe.

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  19. What an awesome swirly background!! Poe looks awesome with half a skull :)

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  20. I love this. I love the cross section of faces...such a neat effect!

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