Wednesday, November 4, 2015

King of Autumn


When I first saw this tiger, I thought how much his coloring looked like autumn.  So of course, I immediately thought of Art Journal Journey whose theme this month, hosted by Susi, is autumn colors.  Then I thought how majestic and kingly he looked and decided to create an autumn colored crown for him, which is the theme at Moo-Mania and More this fortnight. 

I was inspired by Patty to cut some autumn colored ransom type letters.  Of course, I had to go to my yard and find some autumn leaves that I thought matched my kingly tiger.  I created this spread in one of my altered books, which is slightly larger than my scanner.  So now I give you the King of Autumn.

Please visit Art Journal Journey for more autumn colors (or colours if you don't write American) and Moo-Mania and More for more crowns.  I promise, you'll be inspired.  And of course, this is Day 5 of Art Every Day Month, or AEDM, where I reconnect with artist friends from previous Novembers. Thanks to everyone who has been so supportive of my art so far this month.


24 thoughtful remarks:

Valerie-Jael said...

What a wonderful journal spread, one of my very favourites from you. I love tigers, and this one is really and truly an Autumn king. Thanks so much for joining us again at Art Journal Journey and Moo Mania and More, hugs, Valerie

TwinkleToes2day said...

What a brilliant idea! Isn't it wonderful how our brains can jump from one clue to the next, joining them up to create an idea we can use. I love your page. I love tigers!! Have a great Thursday Elizabeth :D :D

froebelsternchen Susi said...

WOW.. brilliant Elizabeth! This is a gorgeous collage... and I am really proud of you .. you managed to kill three birds with one stone!
Thank you very much for linking and thinking about AJJ and MM&M!
♥♥♥
Wishing a happy Thursday!
oxo
Susi

My name is Erika. said...

He truly is the king, isn't he? What a great photo of the tiger and I love how you made it autumn like and even thought of how a tiger is like autumn. Clever! Enjoy your day!

Stacie said...

Oh, I love him!!! I love fall colors, and lately, even though I'm a dog person, I've been inexplicably drawn to cats, both domestic and wild. Right now I am working on a mountain lion painting! Happy Creating!

Nan G said...

Very cool journal page, E! Love the leaves that are peeking in on the edge. Hope all is well with you.mthe Girls and I are still combing thru my stash and getting very close to being finished. Hugs to you and the Boys from me and the Girls.

Darla said...

Very Kingly. Your colors go with the main tiger image so well. Nicely done!

Maron said...

Your majestic "kitty" is soon beautiful and you're right...he fits right in with the beautiful colors of autumn!!

Viktoria Berg said...

That is one magnificent tiger, and you are right, the colouring is very autumn. I googled tigers, wondering where they actually live, and it turns out they are forest animals, some of them in taiga forests, like, you know, here in Sweden! (But, of course, in Asia - thank god...) I will never look at a tiger the same way again! :-)

By Neymes said...

OLá Beth,vamos trocar um cartão de natal? Te aguardo.Beijo.Valéria.

Meggymay said...

A fabulous journal spread and a super regal tiger with his crown. Yes the colours of these magnificent big cats do reflect the shades of autumn. Easier for them to be unseen in this season of the year.
Yvonne xx

Corrine at sparkledaysstudio.com said...

What a fun spread. He's perfect for the theme and you've given him so much pizzaz with the lettering. Bravo. xox

pearshapedcrafting said...

Wow Elizabeth! With those fabulous colours and leaves along with that great way of making your title your handsome tiger truly is a king! Chrisx

Linda Kunsman said...

fabulous journal spread Elizabeth! What a magnificent creature the tiger is.

Rachél Payne said...

Lovely collage. You are right, inspired colors!!

Sherry said...

Hi, Elizabeth. I'm visiting from AEDM and have been enjoying your blog. Love the autumn colors of your collage. I never thought of it before, but the tiger really does have lovely fall colors. :o)

Jennifer McLean said...

he looks spectacular, I especially love the crown. Interesting, you and I are thinking similarly, i'm thinking of doing some leave soon.

NatureFootstep said...

love the composition of the autumn King. And a king it is :)

Halle said...

He is certain;y a handsome fellow. Great take on the AJJ theme!

johanna said...

These autumnal letters suit the king very much. and i think he has the best Outfit for the season himself! he Looks so relaxed as if the upcoming winter season does not touch his mind at all.
awesome!

~*~Patty S said...

Here I am trying to catch up with you Elizabeth.
We had some really nice weather for a bit and I was away from the computer more than usual.
Your King of Autumn is fabulous and aren't you nice to give me a shout out about the ransom letters. They are fun aren't they and work so well in this collage you created! The leaves are a perfect touch too.
oxo

Craftymoose Crafts said...

I love everything about this Tiger spread--especially his Autumn colored crown and the addition of the leaves.

As you can guess, I've been having a hard time keeping up with everything lately. DD found a new apartment so it will get busier before it slows down again!

Michele said...

this is so fun with the sassy crown, love it! xo

Nancy Bridges said...

Your Autumn cat looks very regal!