A great idea for a challenge...There have been many times I have thought of doing this so glad now got the extra push. Being across the way I had to omit the blue...( sorry guys )...;0)...I DO love the red, white and blue.
I have a co-worker that has a Uncle that served with the paratroopers. so I found the image on the lovely google, I forget exactly where now have been looking a while, then sponged it and used it kind of like our maple leaf in the center that way and added the side strips. I did start the Ty with a touch of red, but wanted it to pop out more so put it with a black raised banner ?...now it DOES really pop out...literally...lol....I just did that with a strip of paper and score pal...love that gizmo...:0), folded and cut the end parts off.
Thanks for the good challenge and For all who has served for all.
Date: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 GMT Views: 202
Registered: February 13, 2005 Location: Southern Ontario Posts: 19133
Wed, May 21, 2014 @ 1:53 PM
This is absolutely gorgeous! What a wonderful tribute. My great nephew did two tours in Afghanistan and I know how important any recognition of their service is to the soldiers. Very touching and a wonderful creation.
Registered: September 11, 2009 Location: Vancouver BC Posts: 7028
Thu, May 22, 2014 @ 3:16 PM
I love this and appreciate how difficult a task it is to find images for Canadian troops, strange because we have participated in all the wars except Vietnam but we don't seem to be so outwardly patriotic do we? Great job.
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Registered: July 27, 2007 Location: Dublin, Ireland Posts: 51790
Fri, May 23, 2014 @ 10:30 AM
It's cool for me to see the Canadian flag in the gallery, since my mother lived in Canada for quite a good few years before she ended up here - and unless he's taken out Irish citizenship since I last saw him, my half-brother still has his Canadian passport. You found a great image and your sponging on it looks just amazing.