Tuesday, 18 February 2014

CASology 83 - Jump!


This week's CASology Cue Card is Jump!



I guess I must have a sister who loves horses (I do!) because I immediately thought of horses jumping. To keep this card very CAS, I masked a square and sponged only the top and bottom with sky and grass colours (leaving a white area between the two colours). Your eye  is very smart and it 'completes' the square so that it doesn't really look like anything's missing. Having a defined focal point leaves plenty of breathing room for a clean feeling!

As usual the DT has come up with some great interpretations of this week's Cue Card - go check them out and then make sure you join us before the deadline on Sunday at 5:00 pm EST.





21 comments:

  1. Your card really made me laugh - not sure if you have them in Canada but one of our banks (lloyds tsb) used to have a logo very similar to your card http://enablemagazine.co.uk/index.php/2013/02/lloyds-tsb-launches-online-british-sign-language-service/ It really took me back in time!

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  2. As always, you've nailed the cue card! I love seeing your ultra clean and simple take on the cue card each week! I'm inspired!

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  3. You would think with the small size it would not create as HUGE an impact statement, really powerful, and frolicky at the same time!!! Love it!

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  4. I had a feeling your card would feature a horse and you didnt disappoint me. I love how CAS you managed to keep this too

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  5. This is fantastic. I did not even realize that the square was not complete until you mentioned it. You are right--my eyes are smarter than me. Love the motion in this horse, and the way you masked and sponged.

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  6. Small image. Large impact. Wonderful card.

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  7. Then your sister will love this card! Ii know I do, love the tiny palette!

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  8. This cue card word reminds me of Pictionary. I'll bet you loved that game, or would love it, if you haven't played it. You draw a picture - like picture charades - and the other people have to guess what word you are trying to depict. This beautiful horse (which I would expect you to choose, of course, you do them so well) absolutely depicts JUMPing!! Love it, Ardy! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. Oh I love this Ardyth! I am inspired to try this technique with the masked spongeing!

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  10. What can be more stunning than this!! I love ur inking :)

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  11. Such a stunning card, Ardyth! I love how you masked your square and your inking/blending is just beautiful and perfect with the horse!

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  12. Dear Ardyth I really want to CASE your card it looks like you put it on a black frame and nice tiny horse in the middle of the card oh I love this...but do you wanna know..this week challenge at CASology is not so easy...I have no horse stamp no no no I never have one :(( and I have no Kanguru..if you have 5 minutes time would you mind to see my card for this week challenge...it is a simple one...not so dramatic like yours...I love your card Ardyth...I would be glad if I can exchange my card with yours :) big hugs, Monika

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  13. Love the miniature horse and scene amid all that gorgeous white, Ardyth ... so glad I was able to feast my smart eyes on this stunner! Anita :)

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  14. You do such an awesome job of explaining your style! Who could possibly have any doubt after reading your post!!!

    And you're right - my eye was smart!

    I smiled when I saw this card...knowing that it will be headed straight to your sister!

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  15. You are the queen of clean and graphic. Hands down, no one does it better than you!

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  16. what a wonderful horse! nicely framed and colored!

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  17. Ardyth, brilliant once again! Amazing how many animals jump! This is a perfectly inked, wonderfully symmetrical card...makes my heart happy! :)

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  18. Our eyes may be smart, but so is your creative mind! This is so clean and spot on for the JUMP challenge! :)

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