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Friday, 14 September 2012

Macabre Monday HDH150 "Oh My Gourd!!!"

Good Evening, All


I always thought this Nursery Ryhyme was off. So I had the Pumpkin Goodwife turn the tables on Peter. 
The challenge at



Had the perfect challenge; here is the remit.


You are to create a dark, Gothic, or Halloween-based art piece
 that utilizes, mimics, infers, or is otherwise obviously
gourd or pumpkin inspired.

Well, I have used a pumpkin rhyme, and altered something
digitally to make it look like a pumpkin. I have used 
it to make a dark piece and
 I think it fits the challenge theme.

I also used halloween colours and added 


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I found a little trio of berries in a digi kit and brought it into

 Serif Craft Artist 2
(new today!!)
 I could not wait for the disc and 
downloaded it from Daisy Trail today!!
I may be in love!!

So, I cut the berries until I only had one, resized it and altered the color so it more closely resembled a pumpkin.(Work with me here!)

I used the eraser tool to make a "carved out" face  in the pumpkin and added a backing paper from a digi kit.

I had found this little royalty free image of a scared man
on the internet a while ago and had a few ideas of how to use him. I think this is one of those times!
 
I decided he was Peter and I put him in the Pumpkin Shell for a change! He! He! He!
I don't think he likes it in there lol!
I then added the Webby Corner here and there for effect. 

Affectionately,
Vee xx 

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16 comments:

  1. can't stop laughing Vee - so funny xxx

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  2. Hee hee Vee, you've obviously had great fun playing. I love the rhyme, It's a bit gruesome for children though x

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  3. Thanks for commenting Rachel and Andree xx Glad you had a laugh! I had so much fun making this!

    I know Andree but that was in the children's books!! Might not be these days! lol xxxx

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  4. Wahahahaha - EXCELLENT Vee. This made me snort !!! Great take on the Challenge. Thank you for playing along at Haunted Design House this week. :-) xxxxxx

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  5. I am so freaking delighted at the response! It is always a worry that things with humour just don't work. Thank you ladies I love you all.
    Vee xxxxxxxxxx

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  6. Oh Vee you are brilliant, It made me laugh so much. love your take on the challenge, you really do have the most amazing ideas, Love Lise xxx

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  7. I love it!
    It's so cool Vee...

    Thank you for taking up my challenge over at "Somewhere to be Me"

    Hugs Sandie xx

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  8. Hahaha very funny. Thanks for sharing with us at Haunted Design House this week xx

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  9. LOL soo funny, thanks for sharing with us at Haunted Design House :)

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  10. Vee - I just had to giggle, thank you for putting a smile on this face. great project. Thank you for sharing this with us at MM @ HDH

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  11. Im with everyone else, It put a smile on my face lol
    love the scared bloke. thanks for joining us at haunted design house

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  12. I am SO pleased yu had a smile or laugh - thanks for letting me and I appreciate the visits and comments so much . Vee xx

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  13. Hilarious! Love the nursery rhyme remake and fab digi work! Thanks for sharing with HDH. xxD

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  14. I love how your mind works and your skill with digi-crafting. Great idea that definately matches the theme you are aiming for.

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Vee xx