MST3K: The Creature from the Black Lagoon

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It’s my other half’s birthday today, so of course I had to create something special and geeky for him. I returned to a common theme: Mystery Science Theatre 3000. Specifically, this time, the new ones where Gypsy appears as a silhouette on-screen and Tom Servo flies around occasionally rather than being stuck in the seats. (If you don’t know MST3K, it’s basically “one man and his robots make fun of bad movies”.)

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Whisky glass

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Birthdays are no respecters of how you’re feeling and annoyingly come along even when you have a horrible flu-y cold. And so it was I had to create a masculine card for my neighbour all while reaching for the tissues and breaking into a sweat. Ideal conditions to try something I haven’t done before 🙄

And that’s how I came to be colouring a vaguely realistic glass of whisky with Copics and coloured pencils.

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Glitter cogs with stripes

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This nearly ended up in the bin.

I had die cut the cogs from both pearlised grey and a panel of black card, layered them over some double-sided adhesive sheet and added an ombre glitter effect inside the cogs. But I wasn’t very happy with the result and, try as I might, I could not come up with anything that I liked at all. I hate throwing things out though, so it sat on my desk for a day while I did some other sparkly things and pondered.

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Birthday: Cheers

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This was created on 7th July: day 3 of The Daily Marker 30 Day Colouring Challenge.

What is it with all the masculine cards in the middle of summer? This one was for my neighbour, who does like an occasional tipple; I didn’t have any whisky bottle images to hand, so had to go with the second option of wine bottles instead.

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