Wednesday, 29 July 2009

A Little Bit of Beatrix Potter: ATC's

Sorry, I haven't finished the 'Fairy Castle' but I have made these ATC's for a Quirky forum swap. The theme was animals and I remembered that (squeaking madly) bag of Beatrix Potter toppers I had a few weeks ago (free with a crafty magazine) still unopened and thought, ah! I'll use those. The only trouble was, I didn't have anything for the background, so I quickly drew my own and came up with a background that continued through both ATC's.
I wasn't sure about them at first, but I think they're okay, they've kinda grown on me now. There's a bit of 3D-ing going on. I coloured the background with my NEW ProMarkers (whoohoo!) but then, scanned the finished drawing through my computer and printed it out. Why? (mainly because I'd only drawn it on paper (Tesco Finest) and the Promakers had bled through it a little. I then did a bit more touching up with the colour and added a dragonfly and a couple of butterflies. I hope who ever gets my swap likes them...or maybe they're looking at them right now and thinking,
'Oh no, I hope I don't get those!'
Back tomorrow with pictures of my lovely pressies from Lisa over on Allissa's Designs. Pop over and say hi and if you join her merry band of followers, you might be in with a chance to win some lovely pressies too!


  1. Your swaps are brilliant Lyn. Love the spyders! Hope you're feeling better hun.xx

  2. Oh wow Lyn how gorgeous are these love the images but that background is awesome and done by your own fair are just so talented.

    Lorraine x

  3. Thank you Gez, I do like to add my spiders!!

  4. Thank you Lorraine! I really must do more drawing, I used to do loads, and now I've got some green Promakers... and brown....and yellow...

  5. these are super cute great images hun you are so gifted love cheryl xxxxxxx

  6. Hi I love that background!! how clever are you! wish you made it as a digi stamp. Colouring is awsome. I love them all well done spyderooo!


  7. Ohhh wowww Lyn,what beautiful,i love the images and colours.

    Zo mooi...
    Hugs Riet.x

  8. Gorgeous ATC's, lovely colouring on them. I love Beatrix Potter and swapped ATC's on that theme as well, though mine weren't as good as yours.

    Love Roz

  9. I love these ATCs Lynn, the backgrounds you drew are lovely, and I love the spiders on the fence :-)

    Rose xx :-)


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