Tuesday, 4 February 2014

Meeting John Lennon in Barcelona!!

Shimelle's second video in 'Return to the Collection' was about using 2 photos together where you want to hide part of one.....I have plenty of those!!! But these 2 photos taken in Las Ramblas, Barcelona with a John Lennon mimer/statue [whatever the correct term is!] fitted the bill perfectly.
The photos were matted onto a layered rectangle which works really well.....Shimelle drew round her rectangle.....removed it......and then stamped round where it was going to go....I love that idea and will definately try it.....but felt these papers were too dark for any stamping to show up.
The title and embellishments were put above and to the right of the photos to balance out the page....I'm sure I'll use this page design again.
This guy made such a cool statue that when we first walked by him we didn't actually realise it was a person!! And he didn't move a muscle until there was money in his box!!

15 comments:

Cheri said...

How fun! And a great layout as a result.

Ruth said...

Some of those street theatre guys are amazing, aren't they? Your page looks marvellous and I may have to give that two photo idea a try.

Becky said...

This has turned out really well :) I have done my layout for this prompt too - I did do the stamping, hated it and promptly covered it up! Oh well, we live and learn!

Sandie said...

I loved Barcelona and hope to go back one day. It looks like you had a great time and I love the colours of your layout

Sian said...

You're very brave getting that close to him! I think they are very clever, but they do scare me a little. It's a brilliant subject for a page and I love that Barcelona blue you have used

furrypig said...

I really want to start on some Shimelle pages... I have watched the first 2 videos and taken notes so ready to go! Love your version of the page it is bright and fun and the orange sign 'I was here ' made me laugh!

Karen said...

Love your page Jackie - I was chased through Covent Garden by one of those mime people - it was horrible!

Louise said...

great photo and I love the layout X

Abi said...

Such fun patterns in those papers. Lovely photo and layout Jacky.

Karen said...

I like this a lot, but am trying to visualize exactly what Shimelle did with the stamps and can't quite do it!. Great photos!

Helen Philipps said...

Great layout and story! I remember seeing mime artists in Montmarte frightening people when they suddenly moved!
Helen xx

Deb @ Paper Turtle said...

Love the layout and also your description of the John Lennon statue. Such a fun way to remember a cool experience!

When Carrie and I were in London there were a few of these types of "statues" at Covent Garden. It's amazing how STILL they can stand for the longest amounts of time!

Melissa said...

I like the design & the blues in the layout! When we went to see the Statue of Liberty, there were some of these mimers (whatever you call them) there, too.

Maria Ontiveros said...

I love this layout!
Great colors and photos, and perfect pops of colors in the embellies.
Rinda

Jimjams said...

Great colours for the page - and what a fab "statue" too.