Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Negative Images Can Create Positve Outcomes

Welcome to our Technique Blog Hop!  This month we are highlighting the Negative Images” Technique as shown on page 92 in the Fall/Winter 2012 Idea Book!  This blog hop is a great big circle so you can start wherever you want and continue through to see all the fabulous artwork incorporating this technique. 
You will also find a listing of all participants and their blog addresses if you should get lost or want to reference a blog along the way.  If you are coming from Shirley’s Blog, you are on the right track.  Let’s get started!
After cutting out several images for a card workshop, I had a section of the Dreamin’ paper left that looked a lot like a grid.  For some reason, I just couldn’t throw that piece away.  Good thing I didn’t because it worked out well for this project!  I had several pictures of butterflies but didn’t have room for all of them, so I cut them down to focus only on the butterfly and then laid the “grid” over the pictures.

As embellishments, I wanted to use the Just Blooms Flutter shapes.  While I was inking the shapes, I noticed the paper underneath my shape had a negative image of the white inside a ring of the ink color.  So, of course, I added that to my layout.  You never know when or how a negative image will accent your project!

I’d love to hear what you think of my interpretation of the Using Negative Images Technique.  Leave a comment, then hop on over to Joy’s page to see what she has created this month.

Thank you for stopping by!

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