My post today features Gabriel Loves Baseball (S524) and a sentiment from Sentiment Set #3. (U506)
I only played a little bit of baseball growing up, my game was soccer. When I think baseball, I immediately think baseball diamond so I set out to find an easel card that had a diamond base instead of a square/rectangle.
I searched the web over and didn't find anything so I set about figuring it out. Had some trial and error but that's the fun part.
I coloured Gabriel with Spectrum Noir markers and sponged some ink around him for the sky. I added the sentiment, some tan card stock (to look like sand) and finished it off with some baseball buttons (with the button hole cut off) and some stars. I also added some ribbon that I painted with silver metallic paint to make it look like the chain link fence that is behind home plate. I added a hand made pennant which I remember always being "the thing to get" after attending a baseball game.
Spectrum Noir Marker List
Bat: TN3 TN5 TN7
Skin: FS2 FS3 TN2 1G1
Hair: CT1 CT2 GB11
Uniform and Helmet: DR2 DR1 DR7
Kleats: True Black
Uniform and Shoes: 1G1 1G2 Blender
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