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Saturday, February 1, 2014

"Favorite Technique / Tim Holtz Style" – Tag

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This week’s Tag Along challenge #23 was "Your Favourite Technique."

This week's Artful Times challenge #48 was "a Tag, Card or ATC in the style of Tim Holtz."

I don't know that I have a favorite technique, and I wasn't sure what qualified as "Tim Holtz style" so I did an Internet search for images, then winged it. Many of the artists who enter the challenges that I participate in create beautiful pieces in styles that I wish I could emulate, so this was my attempt at doing that. I am happy with my end result, and hope I can continue making more pieces in this style, which might not qualify as "Tim Holtz style."

I based my design on a conglomeration of several inspiration pieces, including image and color ideas taken from a Tim Holtz Sizzix Alterations post, as well as images found using a DuckDuckGo search for "Tim Holtz style" artwork.

I created this using GIMP 2.8.10.

The vintage images are from a DuckDuckGo search.

The words are from the Encyclopedia Britannica.

The font is Weathered SF.

7 comments:

Von said...

Thank you for joining us at Artful Times Anne, it certainly has a feel of Tim Holtz about it :)
Von ☺

mark gould said...

Thanks for joining in over at tav along. I love the coulour and text back ground. Very Tim holtzy. The dragon fly is a loverly touch x

chrissies said...

Wonderful work on this and looks Tim Holtz style to me.

Lovely to have you join us at Artful Times for the challenge

Chrissie x

Deborah said...

Fantastic tag, Anne. I'd say it's very Tim Holtz, especailly the colours.

Deann said...

A wonderful tag Anne and I adore your merganser photos so beautiful.

WendyK said...

Your tag has worked very well, and fits the Tim style.

Craftychris said...

Gorgeous tag! Definitely Timmy style. xx