Gettin Sketchy

It is time for another CAS Colours & Sketches challenge. Check out the latest challenge: #48 sketch.

CAS Colours & Sketches Challenge #48

I’ll admit, when I first saw this sketch, I thought it would be hard; but when I sat down to craft I very quickly had quite a few ideas. I’m sharing two of them today.

by karen @ carefree creations - Math Pun

This is the first idea that came to mind. I bought this protractor stamp awhile ago because my kiddo is a math geek and I thought I might be able to make some cards for them (and their teacher).

I don’t know if it is obvious, but the arrow is pointing 90° in the protractor – a right angle…hence the pun. My kiddo “got it” so that is all that really matters 🙂 Of course I had to tease them that they’d have to give the card to me and not the other way ’round!

The sentiment was done with a font and a word processing program.

My next card uses a new set I recently acquired.

by karen @ carefree creations - Scary On

I think this was an impulse buy (mostly because the Lil Inker DT is so convincing), but I love this witch!

I have a hard time using colors differently than I see in nature. I truly wanted to use purple as the card base because at least it was close to a black night sky. When I was messing with colors the orange looked too good – and everything popped with it. So while I’ve never seen an orange night sky (not counting thin strips of sky at sunset), I went with it…and I’m glad I did!

I still have a couple ideas floating around my head for this sketch – so you’ll probably see it again soon!

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A Little About the Challenge: Posted every Thursday, the challenges alternate between color and sketch (if there is a 5th week in the month you get the double dose of color & sketch).

You Were Right
Stamps: Protractor (Jenni Bowlin);
Ink/Card Stock: Limeade Ice, Simply Chartreuse, Aqua Mist, White (PTI);
Other: Font CityDBol Regular; Circle die (Spellbinders); Get to the Point arrow die (PTI);
Scary On
Stamps: Bat & Broomstick (Lil Inkers);
Ink/Card Stock: Orange Zest, Harvest Gold, White (PTI); Black (Versafine);
Other: Circle die (Spellbinders); Witch die (Lil Inkers);

2 thoughts on “Gettin Sketchy

  1. The right angle pun is too clever! Love it! I also like your different take on the shapes, with the moon and the witch, for your second card.

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