Saturday, September 29, 2012

Glam Halloween Banner


The glam halloween banner I've created for the launch of Cru Events has turned out awesome.  I thought I'd share my creative process with you guys as I had so much fun with it...

The whole thing starts with drawings.  My banners usually have 7 dedicated drawings.  For this particular banner I created a witch, a broom, a cluster of mushrooms, a magic potion, an awesome shoe, and the stylized words Eek and Boo.





 At this point I color them with different media and clean them up a little using a photo editing tool ( I use pixelmator)





 Now they are ready to be printed into high weight card stock and then trimmed to size.


These bits are now pearlized with sheen spray and touched up with a little glitter to up the glam factor. Meanwhile, I cut and glue and pull my hair out trying to get these frames put together...


My wonderful and super meticulous friend, Kim, helped me out while our 4 year olds played together in the next room.  She is a sport!


Here are some detail shots:




And... TADA!!! The  Finished Product:


If you are curious about my product line, please visit my Etsy shop at:  Catherine Hopkins Designs Inc
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9 comments:

Carol Viégas Artes said...

Ficou tudo muito lindo!!!
Vai ser um sucesso.
Parabéns!
Beijos

Kelly at Chatelaine said...

You're back!!!! So good to see you! Love the new look and this fun banner. You've been missed. xo

The Shiny Pebble said...

Hello, dear friend!! I'm coming over to visit. :)

Crystelle said...

These are ADORABLE!!!! You are so talented!
Love them so much!

Look great as a garland on your fireplace too!

Crafty Mischief said...

What a beautiful banner!

therelishedroost said...

Love them all! I am so happy I found your Etsy site! Wonderful work!
Karolyn
The Relished Roost

The Shiny Pebble said...

Thanks Karolyn, Crystelle and Crafty. You all are so kind. Have a great week!

Enie Dub said...

Wow! I loved your super stylish banner :-)

Custom Vinyl Banners said...

I love the DIY halloween decorations, most of all the witch one is my favorite, and the hair with the hat is a close second, but I agree with the other comments, a stylish banner indeed.

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