I couldn't resist this sweet High Hopes image. It reminds me so much of my little guy, with the big feet, sloppy clothes, and a death grip on a frog! I colored with a combination of reinkers and watercolor pencils.
I used this week's sketch for inspiration. Thanks for the great challenge, and thank you all for looking!
Date: Friday, January 23, 2009 GMT Views: 329
Registered: September 17, 2006 Location: San Marcos, Tx Posts: 3015
Fri, Jan 23, 2009 @ 10:41 AM
The perfect combination! Frogs and Boys! I love this image and your coloring has definately done it justice! What a cuttie pattootie! Reinkers are a technique I have not used but I think I need to try it out.
------------------------------ Ich bin Klein. Mach mein Herze rein Soll niemand anderen drin wohnen Als Jesus allein. (I am little. Make my heart clean. Don't let anyone else live in it but Jesus alone.)
Registered: July 1, 2007 Location: small town near montreal, quebec Posts: 26815
Fri, Jan 23, 2009 @ 12:13 PM
Oh Darla, yeah he does remind me of a déja vu scene I've seen alot of times with two boys all grown up now. My first one would do that every summer, then 10 years later, he'd help my youngest son do the same thing all over again. Wish I could see them do that now. Precious card Darla. TFS
Registered: June 14, 2008 Location: Canberra, Australia Posts: 6715
Fri, Jan 23, 2009 @ 2:46 PM
What little boy wouldn't love this card - so-o-o-o cute! Peggy sent me this image and it is a favourite...love those feet - on a practical level - imagine buying shoes for them...Ay yi yi - as sistah Pat would say!!! Love the thin panel with the frogs, stars and jute - nice touch! Fanatstic card Darla...you...my friend...are da bom!!!! Thanks for sharing!!
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Fri, Jan 23, 2009 @ 4:10 PM
Oh Darla! As the mom of two boys, your card really made me smile! Your image is adorable, and colored so great! I love the sketch too. Love the twine, brads and the popped sentiment! What a cheery bd card! tfs
------------------------------ Pat Smethers
"The Lord will guide you always; He will satisfy your needs in a sun scorched land and strengthen your frame. You will be like a well-watered garden." Isaiah 58:11