ATC Base: Ranger
Patterned Paper: Glitz Design
Letters: Glitz Design
Film Strip Ribbon: Tim Holtz
Other: Crayons, Staples
I created this artist trading card for Scrapbook News and Review Magazine. The call was cinema and I thought it would be fun to create an ATC inspired by one of my favorite films. I'm a big Quentin Tarantino fan and I love the movie Reservoir Dogs. I took inspiration from this movie poster:
I've always wanted to create something with melted crayons. After playing with both my heat gun and hairdryer, I found that my preferred melting tool was the hairdryer. The heat gun was too hot and almost instantly turned the crayons into pools of wax, which wasn't the look I was going for. The Tim Holtz Film Strip Ribbon was the perfect finishing embellishment.
If you're looking for some mixed media inspiration, pick up a subscription to SNR Magazine and check out the Mixed Media section. Look for the August Calls soon and submit your artwork for a real chance at being published.