Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Fish(y)

Hi everybody!
Our theme this week is 'fish'.
My first thought, being greedy,  was to make a fish-and-chips tag, but then I had a strange fishy dream Friday night which inspired this rather surreal picture for my tag. In my dream I was looking through windows and watching the people inside, who all seemed to be underwater, and there were fishes and various bits and bobs floating around it, like it was some giant aquarium. 
The background picture is from Gecko Galz, and I added the fish digitally. I printed it once on paper and once on transparent foil. I layered the pictures over each other, making sure that the images were not exactly aligned, which gives an unfocused look, as though you are looking through water. I added a fish and a shell 'outside', and mounted it onto some dark grey mirri-board before adding an eyelet for the ribbon and a fish charm.



Have a great week you all, take care, and thanks for visiting and all the comments you leave, it is always fun reading them!
Valerie

22 comments:

  1. Stunning tag! Love everything about it-very clever ideas.

    Love Chrissie x

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  2. This is TOTALLY incredible to me! Amazing work Valerie! :0))

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  3. Anonymous23 July, 2013

    Love this rather creepy piece. Val! Hugs, Sarah

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  4. Sensational!! Really cool!

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  5. Super spooky! An amazing tag, Valerie - I love it! Carolyn xx

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  6. That is really cool (and a little creepy LOL)!

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  7. Such beautiful images to look at!
    Sue x

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  8. Original and unique!

    Happy Crafting
    Tracie

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  9. Once again Valerie your tag has a surreal quality about it. Not only is this little child looking at the fish but it is as if she is looking into my soul! You are super talented!!
    Sandy

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  10. I would love to see this tag in person. A lot of work for a very beautiful and clever tag.

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  11. ooh! so mysterious looking and beautiful! xo

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  12. Wow, that's a strange dream--glad I'm not the only one! :-) You did a fabulous job capturing a dream on paper. WOW! This is pretty amazing!

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  13. Anonymous24 July, 2013

    Another lovely tag Val, very dark and mysterious! Hugs, Barb

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  14. This is so awesome! I love what you did with the coloring and the blurry effect! ~Diane

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  15. Weird and wonderful and a little bit spooky. Great tag.

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  16. Very eerie tag - in a wonderful way!

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  17. Very clever, a wonderful tag.

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  18. WOW, AmAzing... Gorgeous work, Love the effect very clever a little spooky but Brilliant.... Love it... Hugs May x x x

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  19. Wow! very clever techniques, very weird dream, very beautiful tag :o)

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  20. Ooh - there is an air of mystery about your tag, but there is beauty too.

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