Tuesday, 18 February 2014

CASology 83 - Jump!


This week's CASology Cue Card is Jump!



I guess I must have a sister who loves horses (I do!) because I immediately thought of horses jumping. To keep this card very CAS, I masked a square and sponged only the top and bottom with sky and grass colours (leaving a white area between the two colours). Your eye  is very smart and it 'completes' the square so that it doesn't really look like anything's missing. Having a defined focal point leaves plenty of breathing room for a clean feeling!

As usual the DT has come up with some great interpretations of this week's Cue Card - go check them out and then make sure you join us before the deadline on Sunday at 5:00 pm EST.





21 comments:

Craftilicious said...

Your card really made me laugh - not sure if you have them in Canada but one of our banks (lloyds tsb) used to have a logo very similar to your card http://enablemagazine.co.uk/index.php/2013/02/lloyds-tsb-launches-online-british-sign-language-service/ It really took me back in time!

Meghan said...

As always, you've nailed the cue card! I love seeing your ultra clean and simple take on the cue card each week! I'm inspired!

wienerhoneymooners said...

You would think with the small size it would not create as HUGE an impact statement, really powerful, and frolicky at the same time!!! Love it!

Gillian R said...

I had a feeling your card would feature a horse and you didnt disappoint me. I love how CAS you managed to keep this too

Joyce said...

This is fantastic. I did not even realize that the square was not complete until you mentioned it. You are right--my eyes are smarter than me. Love the motion in this horse, and the way you masked and sponged.

Bobby said...

Small image. Large impact. Wonderful card.

Tracey McNeely said...

Then your sister will love this card! Ii know I do, love the tiny palette!

Darnell J Knauss said...

This cue card word reminds me of Pictionary. I'll bet you loved that game, or would love it, if you haven't played it. You draw a picture - like picture charades - and the other people have to guess what word you are trying to depict. This beautiful horse (which I would expect you to choose, of course, you do them so well) absolutely depicts JUMPing!! Love it, Ardy! Hugs, Darnell

Chriss Blagrave said...

Oh I love this Ardyth! I am inspired to try this technique with the masked spongeing!

Sheila H said...

Beautiful!

Deepti said...

What can be more stunning than this!! I love ur inking :)

Barb Ghig said...

Such a stunning card, Ardyth! I love how you masked your square and your inking/blending is just beautiful and perfect with the horse!

Monika Reeck said...

Dear Ardyth I really want to CASE your card it looks like you put it on a black frame and nice tiny horse in the middle of the card oh I love this...but do you wanna know..this week challenge at CASology is not so easy...I have no horse stamp no no no I never have one :(( and I have no Kanguru..if you have 5 minutes time would you mind to see my card for this week challenge...it is a simple one...not so dramatic like yours...I love your card Ardyth...I would be glad if I can exchange my card with yours :) big hugs, Monika

Super Jen said...

Always love your horse cards.

Super Jen said...

Always love your horse cards.

Anita in France said...

Love the miniature horse and scene amid all that gorgeous white, Ardyth ... so glad I was able to feast my smart eyes on this stunner! Anita :)

Geri said...

You do such an awesome job of explaining your style! Who could possibly have any doubt after reading your post!!!

And you're right - my eye was smart!

I smiled when I saw this card...knowing that it will be headed straight to your sister!

Maureen Merritt said...

You are the queen of clean and graphic. Hands down, no one does it better than you!

Julia Aston said...

what a wonderful horse! nicely framed and colored!

Judy1223 said...

Ardyth, brilliant once again! Amazing how many animals jump! This is a perfectly inked, wonderfully symmetrical card...makes my heart happy! :)

Melissa said...

Our eyes may be smart, but so is your creative mind! This is so clean and spot on for the JUMP challenge! :)