Zentangle Challenge #47 “Lest We Forget”

This week, the diva has challenged us with “Lest We Forget” in honor of the Canadian “Rememberance Day” and our “Veteran’s Day”. We were challenged to simply remember. I followed the diva’s choice of drawing poppies based on the poem “Flanders Field”:

 

Drawing Lab 2011: Student’s Choice #12

For this week’s Student’s Choice, I decided to do the “Your Flag” assignment. I kind of messed up the original assignment by creating a digital collage.  This is a drawing class after all, and our instructor wants us to “draw” :-).  I came across an intriguing photo of a Muslim woman with a traditional scarf and a face painted with the American Flag.  I call it “Tolerance”:

Bird A Week Challenge: Week 46

I saw a neat Indian drawing of a bird, so I decided to try my hand at drawing it for this week’s challenge:

Playing With Textures & Overlays

Well, my efforts and progress (or lack thereof) in learning how to use my new SLR camera have been slower than I could ever have imagined.  Thank goodness for the “guide” mode – at least for now.  As usual, my mind is racing in all different directions, and I haven’t made time to just sit and learn.  For the time being, I have been having fun “enhancing” the photos I do take with different textures and overlays.  There are a lot of freebies out there, these  communities are so generous.  I also came across a very talented photographer, Chasing Dreams.  I purchased the Mishmosh textures set, and played with them.  Here are some examples:

Sweetie Pie Texture, Overlay mode:

Boardwalk Texture & Dreamy Sky Overlay, Overlay mode:

Country Fair Texture, Overlay mode:

Aren’t they neat!

What Makes Me Happy & 2nd QP Freebie

Here is the second layout I made with  Created By Jill Scraps new kit “What Makes Me Happy”:

And here is the freebie for you to download:

What Makes Me Happy & QP Freebie

Created By Jill Scraps has just come out with a new kit called “What Makes Me Happy”.  It’s a perfect kit to scrap for any occasion:

Here is a layout I made:

And here is the Quick Page Freebie for you to download:

Come back tomorrow for the second QP Freebie!