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Tuesday 17 November 2020

Treats on Tuesday withChristine - La gâterie du mardi avec Christine

Hi Everyone, it's Christine here with a Dendritic print and stencil background. I recently saw a cool technique at Joggles blog with acrylic paint smooshed between two pieces of acetate and when opened up a piece of card stock picks up the print when it's placed on the acetate. By pressing lightly I created what looked like seaweed floating in the sea, of course this made me pull out my tropical fish  to create the cards.

I stenciled the back ground with distress oxide inks then stamped my fishes and coloured them in with pencils.
I also added some glossy accents to look like bubbles.
 The Dendritic print adds a little texture to the image

As the acrylic paint is smooshed between two pieces of acetate you can then take two prints. Here's the second which has a little more detail to the background with some stamping in addition to the stenciling.

Christine Alexander- DT Magenta


Produits Magenta utilisés:
Magenta products used:




Numbers Abstract - Small
MC01 - Blossoms
MC01 - Blossoms 

MC49 Crazy Texture

MC49 Crazy Texture 



aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful card, as always and I love the gorgeous design and awesome result. x

Bonnie said...

What a great technique to make seaweed! These little fish look very happy to be in such a lovely aquarium!

Susan said...

Wonderful underwater effects! Great use of your tropical fish!

Loll said...

Very cool backgrounds that work perfect with your cute fish!

Trina P. said...

Such an effective technique resulting in cool seaweed-looking prints which you’ve used perfectly on your beautiful card.

Mac Mable said...

Fabulous cards, happy fish and a fun technique x.

Brenda in IN said...

This is the coolest seaweed! What a fantastic technique. I love all the interesting things you do and the beautiful results you get, Christine.