April 2016 Blog Hop Challenge

By April 15, 2016General

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The April Blog Hop is not taking place until April 25th, but we thought we would share the challenge as well as the inspiration photo here to give you a head start.

What
A day dedicated to seeking inspiration through projects utilizing Papertrey Ink products.   This event allows all of our customers who enjoy sharing inspiration & artwork with their peers do so through their personal blogs.

When

The actual Blog Hop will take place on April 25th, beginning @ 10 am EST.

The-Challenge

Blog hop inspiration

artwork from the New York Times featured artist Chad Hagen <—–check out his AMAZING flickr account!

At first glance it may seem like this beautiful artwork would inspire a geometric project of sorts. Dig deeper! Look at the way the different intensities of the colors look when layered together. Experiment with layering stencils, stamps or even vellum die-cuts in a similar way. Get inspired by the unique color scheme and the earthiness of it. Use the design as a jumping point for your layout and create your own sketch from it. Enjoy your process and explore outside your comfort zone!

 

Nichole Heady

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