Sunday, January 4, 2015

Birthday for a Chemist

I used the sketch from Freshly Made Sketches to make my son-in-law's birthday card, and yes he is a chemist.


The test tube is actually from a Halloween set, but I thought it was perfect.  Colored the tube with watercolor pencil and clear Wink of Stella for some sparkle.  Added some nerdy glasses with tape on the bridge.  I paired the dotted paper because it reminded me of the bubbles in the test tube and the graph paper because I thought it was appropriate.  The sentiment has stenciled splatters on it, maybe because an experiment went wrong.

Thanks for taking a look!

2 comments:

  1. Oh my gosh, this is absolutely perfect for your chemist son in law! It's so clever and fun! Thanks so much for sharing it with us at Freshly Made Sketches!

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  2. This is such a fabulous card and perfect for your son-in-law - he's going to love it! Thanks for joining us at FMS!

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