My weekend was spent working on some Christmas cards. They didn’t work right, so will have to go back and do something else. As I was frustrated with that, decided to make something fun.
Used the MFT Sketch Challengefor this week and made this one:
The sentiment is a piece of vellum that I used alcohol ink on. I liked it so much that I made sure the colors were used when I colored, so it would work. Had fun using colored pencils to color my card. This set is called Penguins in Paradise, which unfortunately, has been retired.
Today I worked on this one for the Stay Crafty with Hero Challenge #2 (I missed #1). Their challenge was to use a set that was purchased with great aspirations, but has never been inked. This beautiful set fell into that category.
Spent some time yesterday making some alcohol ink panels and loved this one for a water scene. Decided to emboss the bird onto some white shimmer paper rather than trying to emboss on the Yupo paper background and paint. Either my Versamark pad is getting dry, though I’m pretty sure I reinked it last week, or it just doesn’t stick well to the shimmer sheet, but there were some areas that the black embossing powder didn’t get as well. As I had freehand stamped it, didn’t want to try lining it up again, so just used a black pen to fill in the thin areas.
I used some small pieces of the background to decorate the inside, as well.
I used some black archival ink to stamp the image inside, as well as the sentiment on the front. I was impressed with how well it did.
On Friday, I worked on my challenge for the WeCraftCards.com challenge for this coming week, but I won’t put it on here, as I don’t want to give away the challenge.
Thanks for spending some of your valuable time with me today.