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Friday, 22 February 2013

Cerebrus


Hello, All 
When I saw that the challenge at Haunted Design House was Gruesome Guardians I immediately thought of Cerebrus, the three headed dog who guards the underworld in mythology.

I could not find an image that worked for me but I did have a fab wolf image from LEJ Designs
I asked the artist, Lindsay, for permission to alter Wolf into Cerebrus and it was granted!
I altered wolf into a three headed beast on CAP2 then printed him out and coloured him with Promarkers.

I used some K & Co scrapbook paper  to represent the flames of Hades and trimmed it  to just under A4 and printed out some "gates" adapted from a digi kit straight on to the DP. This was layered
onto some red silk art card. Cerebrus was attached with foam pads to add dimension. 
The seal is a metal embellishment courtesy of the very generous Blackdragon.
All The Best,
And I would just like to add a big welcome to the lovely new people who have joined my blog. 
Vee xx

I would like to enter this into the following challenges:


where the challenge is Gruesome Guardians.       

 

16 comments:

  1. Cerberus is one of my favorite critters of mythology! So glad he was represented so well. Fabulous creation, Vee. Thanks for playing in the dungeon with us at HDH.

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  2. What a great choice. He looks awesome. I love have flames. Thanks for joini g us at haunted design house

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  3. he is really scary, especially the eyes of the middle one. Great colouring

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  4. What a fantastic idea and you really pulled this off Edwina. It's cozzzzmic !!! Great background effect and I love what you did with Cerberus :-D Fabulous.
    Great to see you over at HDH :-)
    IKE xxxxxxxxxx

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  5. Fab Vee, so glad you are playing along this week. hugs Andrea xxxxx

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  6. this is fabulous and how clever of you to alter Lindsay's wolf image! Brillant work Vee xx

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  7. Wow Vee! I'd hate to meet him anytime soon. Great alteration. This totally rocks. Thanks for joining us at HDH. xxD

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  8. An amazing creation Vee. I love the dramatic colours x

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  9. Love all your bright vivid colours and how the creatures eyes glow, well done!
    hugs
    Glenda

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  10. This is fab Vee! Love the way you've adapted the wolf, great work xx

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  11. Hi Vee, I wouldn't like to meet that on a dark night, those theeth are very scary, but I love your background.
    Hope you are ok.
    Hugs
    Janet

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  12. Wow! This is absolutely awesome love your colouring and the atmosphere you have created, the colours are gorgeous too, amazing work, LOVE it
    Lindsay xx

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  13. cool! love the altered image!

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  14. Very cool, Vee! Cerebus is one of my favorite guardians and you did a great job on him.

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  15. FAB! I love your Cerberus
    Thanks for joining us at Haunted Design House :)

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Thank you very much for taking the time to visit and leave a comment. If youi would care to join me I would love to have your company. I will be looking forward to visiting your blog to leave a comment and join you too.
Vee xx