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Daddy in High School #1


Daddy in High School #1



My Daddy's HS Yearbook picture c. 1936. My mother-in-law was a freshman at the school when he was a senior on the football team - and she remembered he was "awful cute."



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I'm a little nervous about being first to post for this challenge - I hope it's CRAPPY enough!



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Date: Sun September 14, 2008
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Dimensions: 600 x 600
Keywords: design challenge candesigns after labor day




nnorcutt

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JUDGE- I think you did a wonderful job on this layout! The square papers give the layout a uniform look. The lighter pink paper also brings out the color in the photo. Your shadows are awesome...especially on the butterflies. I would maybe bring that top left butterfly down a bit to fill that blank space in between, but that's personal preference. See what you think.
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#1 Sun September 14, 2008 12:11

ladyofthethorns

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JUDGE - I think you did a fabulous job here! And I think that nnorcutt expressed it all well. I think this is beautifully done; a real eye-catcher!
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#2 Sun September 14, 2008 13:55

JanW.

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Judge: Great job! I agree with nnorcutt about the butterflies, but the LO is lovely.
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#3 Sun September 14, 2008 18:27

rags2r

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Judge- Wonderful layout, the shadowing is perfect, and I love how you layered the papers. The lighter paper really does bring the color out in the photo. The only suggestion I have is to maybe name and date your layout so that when your great grandchilden are looking at this layout they know who and when. Unless of course you put this information on the back of the layout.
#4 Sun September 14, 2008 20:58

AneczkaW

theStudio Picasso
Judge- i think it is very "CRAPPY" :-)I like the contrast here and composition . I agree with rags2r name and date it would be a great addition to your page .
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#5 Sun September 14, 2008 23:00

digimomdesigns

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Judge - WOW great job on the first try and being the first to post! I agree on bringing the butterfly down a little to tighten that cluster to match the tight flower cluster at the bottom. Wonderful shadowing, wonderful design.
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#6 Mon September 15, 2008 04:19

DarleneH

theStudio Monet
JUDGE - Terrific layout! I was thinking the same thing about the shadows, especially on the butterflies - they look great. And who says we can't use pastels (like the peach here) with "manly" layouts. The only thing I would add is a title, and if you put his name and the date (as a title) that would cover it. Very nice work.
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#7 Mon September 15, 2008 10:40

Jiskefet

theStudio Warhol
Judge - I don't know what more to add, I agree about the title and the placement of the one butterfly, but this is a real eye-catcher!!!
#8 Mon September 15, 2008 13:01

kathrynazh

SAS-y Pearl
Thanks girls for all your suggestions - see my #2: http://www.stoneaccentsstudio.com/ga...hp?photo=22950 - and let me know if you think it's CRAPPIER!
#9 Wed September 17, 2008 17:59

Pacifika

theStudio Monet
Cute story. Love the multiple papers. Neat job with the butterflies. I like the way you used them.
#10 Fri September 19, 2008 14:30


 

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