Lost Souls of Innocent Dolls Art Journal Page

So all month long, Oddball Art is sponsoring a challenge with the theme of Lost Souls of Innocent Dolls.  The really fun thing about this challenge, unlike many challenge groups, is it isn’t limited to paper-crafts.  Anything you can think of using the Oddball Art Digital stamps is perfect to create to play along…we have seen framed art, tee-shirts, and even a coffee mug.

Today I am playing around in my art journal to create a page using this fun Theme.EK Gorman, Oddball Art aFor this art journal page I pulled out three different Oddball digis, IMG32 Zombie PandaIMG33 Floppy Ear Zombie Bunny, and IMG34 Zombie Sheep.  The really cool thing about these digital stamps is that they are only 1 Dollar each!

EK Gorman, Oddball Art eI started by printing out the three images and coloring them up with my copic markers.  I decided to keep them each in a pallet of brown.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art fI then fussy cute out each of the images and detailed the sides with a black pen so that there wasn’t the weird cut marks.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art gI decided today that these lost souls would be floating around space.  So to create a dynamic space I started by rubbing different Dylusions paints around my 5×7 Dylusions art journal with a baby wipe.  There isn’t any rhyme or reason to why I put colors anywhere, I just added lots of bright colors.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art hThen using a blending pad, I blended watered down black dylusion paint over everything, giving the page a murky space feeling.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art iTo finish that space feeling off, I splattered white paint over everything.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art jOriginally, I was going to tear some paper up and give my little dolls a place to stand, but in the end, I wanted to give them an almost angelic feeling to really round out the lost souls part of the theme.  So I pulled out some butterfly ephemera to give the dolls wings.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art kI glued the wings onto the back of each doll, trimming them up to make them each fit the doll in a different way.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art lAdd the three dolls to the space scene using matte soft fell, coating the entire page.  Pull out a sentiment sticker and add it the page.  Here I used a Tim Holtz sentiment sticker.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art cI think this sticker really is perfect for these little lost souls.

EK Gorman, Oddball Art aNeed some of your own digital stamps to play along with this month’s theme… feel free to use my discount done DTEK10 to get 10% of your next purchase.

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