Saturday, 7 March 2015

Something different (for me)

Hello everyone !

My good friend Kay is very keen on Edgar Allan Poe and is part of the DT of the Challenge blog Quoth the Raven Nevermore. I quite like the idea of Poe and thought it would be fun to play along this month. The theme is "Dream on". I made an art journal.


I glued a piece of  pattern paper in my journal after I coloured the edge of the page black with a Copic Marker. This forms a nice border around the page. I used pattern paper for the background that I distressed with Fresco Paint. I used Sage, which is a grey-green colour. I also put some of this paint on the black border. Next I stamped Poe. He is a rubber stamp from Carmen's Verandah which is sold by Lost Coast Designs. I coloured him with Copic Markers. 
I adhered him to some book text and tore around him. I also put some of the Sage paint around the torn edge. The sentiment is a quote by Poe and I typed it on my old trusty typewriter on the edge of the same book text.

It says :

'Deep into that darkness
peering, long I stood there,
wondering, fearing, doubting,
dreaming dreams no mortal
ever dared to dream before'

 I also rubbed some Sage paint around these strips. After glueing them to the page I doodled around them with a black pen. 

That was it ! 

Thank you for stopping by ! 


12 comments:

  1. He has such powerful presence!

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  2. I am so delighted that you created something for the "Quoth the Raven, Nevermore" challenge, Corrie! It's perfect! Love that "wallpaper" background and how you framed your great stamp (when I am done here, I am off to check it out!). Love that sage color, too! Thanks again, my dear friend, for supporting me with your art!

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  3. Mooi zoals alle onderdelen bij elkaar lijken te horen Corrie!
    Goed weekend verder, Alie

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  4. Mooie combinatie alles bijelkaar, Corrie!

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  5. Completely Awesome page, Corrie!! I'm totally going to go right over to LCD and order that stamp!! I LOVE EAP and need to pay attention to that challenge blog more closely! Thank you for linking up Carmen's Verandah and sharing this FABULOUS ode to Edgar Allan Poe! XOXO-Shari

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  6. So glad Kay encouraged you to play with us at Quoth the Raven! I love his image on the print; I must try that soon! Thanks so much for sharing with us this month and hope to see you next month! ~Nanette, DT~

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  7. FABulous page and I really like your POE stamps :-D Thank you for coming over to play along with us at QUOTH THE RAVEN :-)

    IKE xxx
    QTR DT

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  8. Love this journal...fabulous work :D XXX

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  9. A beautiful page that well honor Edgar A. Poe, and our common friend Kay! :) Fantastic quote using your old typewriter!! xx

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  10. This is fabulous! I love that background paper. Thank you for coming to play with us at QTR, hope to see you there again soon xx

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