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Friday, September 12, 2014

Painterly card

The challenge at A Day for Daisies is to create a card with a "painterly" effect.  I thought I had some paints, but it has been so long since I used them that they are pretty much dried up.  My printer's ink and water colors do not get along - there is much smearing.  But, I did try - just used the aqua brush and stayed well away from the lines - I think I sort of accomplished the effect with very little bleeding.  Maybe some one has some suggestions.... 
This image is from A Day for Daisies.  The strip is a glittery border from a sheet by Hobby Fun.  I used Coordinations white core to emboss with Cuttlebug's dots and spots - though I did enhance the white by lightly sanding.
Sketch:  http://stamplorations.blogspot.com/2014/09/bi-weekly-sketch-challenge-19.html
Bright colors:  http://arandomfandt.blogspot.com/
For a child:  http://crafterscafeblogchallenge.blogspot.com/
Any:  http://www.craftindesertdivas.com/
Embossed:  http://craftycardmakers.blogspot.com/
Embossed:  http://cuttlebugmania.blogspot.co.uk/
Circles:  http://www.craftyourpassionchallenges.blogspot.com/
"Painterly":  http://adayfordaisies.blogspot.com/
Embossed:  http://thepapershelter.blogspot.com/

7 comments:

Kathy Salido said...

Great card. Thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Divas.

Marie said...

Really sweet looking card. Lovely image. Thanks for playing with us over at the Paper Shelter this week.
Love n hugs
Marie

Michelles Brandon said...

Sweet card thanks for linking up at Craftin Desert Diva's any thing goes linky party.

Nikki said...

Great card with a lovely embossed background. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Shelter.

Nikki S

Lin said...

Thanks for sharing this cute card with us. Love the colour palette.

Lin
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craftybunny said...

The colours are so pretty and just love the textured background.Truly delightful card.Thanks for joining us at Craft Your Passion.Hope to see you again next week.
Lisa x
P.S. I've found the best results come from printing onto good quality water colour paper then heat setting with a heat tool (or even a hair dryer if you don't have one).The trouble with aqua brushes is they tend to flood the area and you have little control.An artist grade paintbrush dipped in water then run across a piece of kitchen towel,so it's just damp,works much better.HTH :)

Judith said...

Aw this is so sweet - such lovely colours too -thank you so much for playing along at TPS challenge this week - hope we see you again soon hugs Judith x