As you know, I’m a huge fan of Katzelkraft critter stamps. They are super cute and whimsical, and the Farm Animals Stamp Set is a great addition to their sets of dogs, cats, birds and monsters. These animals are perfect for punny cards. This is the second of two cards that I made for my design team project for Topflight Stamps (the first is HERE).
For this card, I used the laughing donkey stamp along with the karate person kicking from the Diemond Dies Karate Die Set #1 to make a silly Fathers Day card. I printed from my computer the partial sentiment, “Hope your Father’s Day is…” and then I added the kicking person plus the donkey to pictograph the word, “Kick Ass.”
To keep the clean, CAS look, I first die cut the kicking person from white fun foam, but because I thought the dimension was not enough to give it enough visual weight to stand up next to the donkey, I added a lemon yellow kicking person die cut over top. And so that the karate person didn’t look like he was floating, I used a Tim Holtz Shattered Stencil and Tumbled Glass Distress Ink to indicate where the kick had hit a shattered glass background. I masked off the donkey before blending on the ink through the stencil using a Clarity Stamp Stencil Brush, which enabled me to gradually soften the broken glass look to blend to the white of the card front.
I used the following Copic colors for the Donkey: E01, E02, E97, W0, W1 with R14 for gums and tongue; and the ground under karate person and donkey was shadowed with N2. Using these colors I thought gave the overall card a balanced look with softer versions of the primary colors as the main colors of the card (lemon yellow, summer/light blue, and warm peach).
The following is a process video of creating this and the funny farm cow card from the prior post:
This card is being entered into the following challenges:
CASology Farm Challenge
Word Art Wednesday Anything Goes Challenge
Creatalicious Anything Goes with Optional Photo Inspiration
Lil Patch of Crafty Friends Anything Goes Challenge
Through the Craft Room Door Anything Goes Challenge
Crafts Galore Encore Anything Goes Challenge
613 Avenue Create Anything Goes with Optional Use Buttons or Bows Challenge
Crafters Castle Anything Goes with Optional More than One Fold Challenge
Stamping Sensations Anything Goes Challenge
MFT Color Challenge 94