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Sunday, 13 April 2014

Bird People ATCs


It's been ages since I last made an ATC,
but when I saw this 'Bird People' swap
on Marion from Germany's blog
it got me interested again!
In Marion's words -
"The idea is to mix birds and people to create bird people creatures" 

For the backgrounds I used bits of ripped pages from an
 old Yellow Pages Advertiser which was headed for
the recycle bin, and some old book text.
 
I painted over the backgrounds with a couple of
layers of paint - white, then gold.
Then stuck on the images - once I found
suitable bird images (harder than I thought)
Added some words.
(I definitely prefer Daniel Craig with his own head though!)
(oops, the colour isn't this bright in real life!)
I had this leaf on my desk left over from my
Tim tag and it seemed to go.
I finished them off with a bit of rubber stamping. 
There is no sign up date as such for this swap,
but the ATCs must be with Marion before June 1st.
Thanks for looking :)

16 comments:

bockel24 said...

these are lovely, Sherry - thanks for playing!

Deborah said...

These really made me chuckle - especially the Bond ones.

Jenny said...

Oh Sherry... your ATC's are gorgeous.... love the bird heads... what a fab swap...

Jenny ♥

Meggymay said...

These all made me smile especially with the words you added. A fantastic set of ATC's.
Yvonne

Алексровер Анна said...

Super great collection made with humor! Some of birds are very elegant!:)

Jackie said...

They are fabulous and made me smile!

peggy gatto said...

Great fun!
Love the
"trill"!!!!!!

Ira Huberts said...

It's a good thing to see ATCs again Sherry, for they seem to be 'out' a bit. That's why my friend and I have decided to have a swap every couple of months. Love your set, you did a fab job in creating yours! Hugs, Ira x
Ira’s Crea Corner

Annette G said...

Huge fun Sherry, love them all, Annette x

ULKAU said...

.... wonderful ATCs, they are after my fancy!
Ulrike

Healing Woman said...

I especially like the old phone book pages as background.
Nice.

Mrs A. said...

I think your sentiments are the best bits! Love them. Hugs Mrs A.
p.s. did you see that we are on Hilary's pin interest boards!

PetraB said...

These are such good fun, they made me smile. Happy Easter to you.

Birgit said...

Great ATCs but the International Bird Man is the greatest *g*

Martina2801 said...

Ohh these are especially beautiful!
I would be happy if I get one of them.

Barb said...

Wonderful! Any one of these I would be happy with...especially like the mother with her chicks tho