Monday, August 10, 2009

By the Seashore

This is a BIG card, it measures almost 6" square. The stamp was very big, so I had to make the card a lot bigger. And since I can't find heavy 12" x 12" cardstock anywhere (if you know of a source, you must let me know!) I used watercolor paper instead.

I was thinking of water coloring the image, it's been a long time since I did, but decided against it. I think I have much more control with colored pencils, and since my mojo has just gotten back from vacation, I didn't want to push it. Simple is better for now. I did use some Copics for the girl's dress and the water, though. Just can't find a muted blue green like it in my vast collection of colored pencils.

The paper is 'Dutch Girl' from an older Cosmo Cricket collection. It just totally reminded me of the seashore, absolutely perfect for this card.
I am very pleased with the way this card turned out, thanks for coming back mojo! lol
Stamps: Stamps Happen
Ink: Memento
Paper: Strathmore w/c paper, Cosmo Cricket, SU, Bristol vellum
Accessories: colored pencils, OMS, Copics, Liquid Pearls, Copic Spics pen, Wrights satin ribbon, half pearls, Fiskars apron lace punch

7 comments:

  1. Stunning card, love the image and great colours! Hugs;moni

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  2. gorgeous what a beautiful image!! love the colours and that big silk ribbon! Its just fab!

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  3. Such a wonderful card. The colours are amazing. Love it lots.
    Marie xx

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  4. Beautiful beautiful colouring and such a pretty image. I am a prisma girl too and always struggle with bluish greens too...:0 I always make card this size and just love the amount of embellishments I can use!!
    Stunning work,
    Hugs Judy xx

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  5. Beautiful card, exceptional colouring.

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  6. The colouring on this beautiful image is just stunning. Simply amazing is all I can write!
    Christine

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  7. I love Stamps Happen and you have done this little lady justice! Sensationally beautiful!

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