Monday, October 6, 2014

CC3C - Distress Photo Tinting

As we open our Compendium of Curiosities III, to page 41 as instructed by Linda and the Curiosity Crew, we learn all about Distress Photo Tinting. The Funkie Junkie Boutique is the fabulous sponsor this time around and again a prize package from Tim and Mario will be chosen by the CC, so let's begin! As always we are not at liberty to tell you about the technique (get the book), but I can tell you my colors of choice were Antique Linen, Dried Marigold, Crushed Olive, Mustard Seed and Vintage Photo. The tag background was cut from glossy card stock and inked with shades of green, yellow, orange and brown alcohol inks.


This photo is a picture of my Dad when he was very young and I can't tell you the age. I do know that dog is in a few photos with various people and family and believe he belonged to my Uncle Louie.  As you can see, my Dad always loved dogs and when this challenge came about and I was looking through photos, it had to be this one.  I lost my Dad six years ago and thought this was a great way celebrate him. I also think he would like me showing off his good looks! Love you, Dad!

Now I would like to tell you that I did not struggle with tinting the photo(s), I would like to tell you that. Finally on the third try, I decided to leave my Dad and dog unretouched. I colored in some of the oak barrels, walls, stick poles (I am sure for tomatoes and beans), and even a little terra cotta pot in the background, along with bits of lawn. The rest was just added some rubs and other goodies to finish it off.
 

For the bookplate, I inked some paper and then stamped and clear embossed the hashtag "Grateful" and finished it off with some brown paint rubbed on the wing!

Thank you for visiting today and I hope your week in beautiful!  

22 comments:

Valerie-Jael said...

Beautiful tag Terry, and a very special tribute to your dear Dad! Hugs, Valerie

Netty said...

Love your gorgeous tag Terry......aaaah photo tinting remember doing this a long time ago, great fun. Hugs Annette x

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Candy C said...

Terry...I love your tag celebrating your Dad. He was a handsome man and he looks like he had such a tender heart. This photograph of him with your Uncle Louie's dog is so sweet. I love how you used Tim's photo tinting technique on the photograph. It really tied it in so perfectly with your background of your tag. Beautiful colors! I also love your ornate plate...very effective! Thanks for sharing your memories and your art with all of us at CC3C. <3 Candy

Mrs.B said...

This is a lovely tag Terry, and I think you did right to just tint the background and it ties in perfectly with the background on the tag.
A lovely way to remember your Dad.
Avril xx

Anita Houston said...

What a handsome guy! Wonderful tag and great use of the technique! Thanks so much for joining us on the Distress Photo Tinting Challenge at CC3Challenge!!!

Alie Hoogenboezem-de Vries said...

Your dad looks handsome on the picture Teery...you've made a gorgeous tag with this photo as a focal point!
greetings, Alie

Meggymay said...

Fantastic tag Terry and special because of the memories you have of your Dad.
Yvonne x

Redanne said...

This is such a wonderful tribute to your Dad Terry and you have coloured it so beautifully. The background tag is beautiful too. Hugs, Anne xx

Annie said...

A gorgeous make Terry and a wonderful tribute to your dear dad. I love the layout and design and he is certainly a handsome man. TFS and crafty hugs
Annie x

Beth said...

GF your daddy was a good looking man...I love your tinting on your picture really adds to the photo and your tag s are always gorgeous, great job Terry and wonderful tribute to your dad.
Hugs

Astrid Maclean said...

Fabulous Terry, and such a great photo of your dad, what a beautiful tribute to him, this is stunning!

Michele said...

this is so touching and so beautiful. wow. really special Terry. xo

Sharon said...

Wow this is stunning - so much detail - love the old photo and the charms!

Cheryl Grigsby said...

This is wonderful, Terry. Great choice of photo! Your dad is young and full of life. Great idea to tint the elements around your dad and leave him untouched, the effect works well. Really like this tag.

Ira Huberts said...

Oh Terry... this really brought tears to my eyes for I love the way you gave tribute to your handsome dad... I lost my dad 7 years ago and still miss him every single day. I am sure that your dad will guide you and is awfully proud of you and your immense creativity! Hugs, Ira x
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Jann said...

Beautiful!

Silvia(Barnie) said...

That's a gorgeous tag, wonderful tribute to your Dad.

Shirley Chillman said...

TT this is extraordinarily beautiful and so nostalgic. Love the coloured look on your dads photo.

Warm crafty hugs from Shirl x x x
ShirlsCards.

Hels Sheridan said...

Gorgeous tag, love that you used a special photo on it and the colours match so perfectly with your background... Thanks for playing along with the CC3 Challenge, hope to see you again soon x

Buttons said...

Such a fitting tribute for your Dad and beautifully executed Terry. Jenny x

Yvonne said...

Gorgeous work! Your tinting is fabulous and the tag just makes it pop! Very well done! Thanks for sharing with us at CC3C!

Brenda Brown said...

I love how you have used this fabulous photo of your dad, you have given it the most perfect background and I love the wing on it xxx

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