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Friday, May 22, 2009

"Oriental - China Blue"


This week’s Tag It On challenge was “Oriental - China Blue.” I used Asian theme stamps and an oriental painting. I used a “China Blue” value of RGB 0x79A9DB (121, 169, 219), which I found with a Google search. I used both GIMP and PhotoPlus to create this.

I apologize for the quality of the picture of the actual tag. This was my first time taking a picture of something I made. I included the original image as well, but the printed out blue looks much nicer. And I couldn’t find my box of ribbons, after scouring a very hot attic for it, so I had to use a ribbon I took off of something else.

Technical notes to myself: I originally liked how the “flower” came out for the top of the tag, but when I was done, it looked more like a “flower power” symbol, so I don’t like it anymore. (Sat May 23, 2009 05:20 EDT: I should’ve modified this when I posted it, to say that when I printed and cut out the tag, I liked the flower again. So I might use it again next time.)

9 comments:

Dragon said...

Now, see I DO like the flower at the top - makes it very different. It's a lovely entry, thanks for playing.
Frankie
xx

joanne wardle said...

I think the flower at the top is brilliant.
gorgeous tag

filetta said...

it's a very very WONDERFUL tags !! love birds ant the flower at the top ! a great idea !!!!

AliMayes said...

I love the flower at the top it's so original!
Ali xx

Debbie Dolphin said...

lovely tag anne.i love the cranes and the flower at the top is just gorgeous
debbiexxx

lisa said...

This is a beautiful tag, Anne, I love your birds.

Lisax

Mary said...

This is lovely! What a wonderful piece.

Kristen Hermanny said...

This is a great tag. What a great piece of art work. I love your shared recipe, and you really put a great deal of work into this. And it shows!!

Sonja said...

I like your tag, the flower is a great find, and I am wondering what kind of Koi stamp you have, they are hard to find here :).