SPA – summer…

As they said, it hasn’t been very summery here this weekend especially… and laid up with a sprained foot, I have been frustrated by the whole situation. Having said that, I did spend a bit of time yesterday evening, playing with watercolours and drips and stuff…

The background started out more blue in hues, and of course, I have been carving small eraser stamps too! So this piece of paper was the foolscap sheet of lined white that I used to check my carving, that I then painted over!

The fun part was then scanning that into my PC, changing the hues and then playing with a new set of brushes which were presented to us over at Digital Whispers ning group. These are quite advanced files as I only have CS2 and when I downloaded them originally, I couldn’t open them! However, being married to a “web guy”, I offered to share my new toys with him and he opened them for me and sent them back so I could play too! (Doesn’t that sound complex??? Lol!)

So today I made this hybrid postcard for Sunday Postcard Art’s “summer” theme… using a few of the lyrics from Club Tropicana by Wham!

This is my promotional postcard for my new beach bar – Club Tropicana – which will open for business when I have the funds in place!!! 😉

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  1. These are gorgeous hot summer colours Rosie, fantastic work! Hugs June xx

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  2. lottie

     /  July 17, 2011

    It looks like its going to be a fun place to go – line me ups pina colada for your opening night

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  3. What a wonderful and colourful design !

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  4. Cheerful und very pretty!

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  5. super cool collage!

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  6. I hope I get an invitation to the opening, Rosie! Love your yummy colours, brightened the grey day here, fantastic art as always! Hope your foot is improving now!

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  7. Oh my, it looks like a package of Life Savers exploded on the page!! I love it! Looks like the Pina Coladas will be popular. You’d better be up and dancing for the opening!

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  8. Love the tropical fun, Rosie. Those fingery flowers are awesome too – did you create a stamp with those ?
    Keep that imagination flowing while you heal !
    Hugs !

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  9. I’ll have a Piña Colada too, please! I have a packet of little drinks umbrellas. I’ll bring them with me to the party! Love this, Rosie!! XOXO

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  10. alteredforhim

     /  July 19, 2011

    Beautiful piece, the colors are vibrant and so pretty together.

    Have a great day!

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