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Tuesday 16 November 2021

Treats on Tuesday with Christine - La gâterie du mardi avec Christine

Hi Everyone it's Christine here with a wintery card using the black bird and berry stamp

I used a piece of Archers hot press watercolour paper taken from a large sheet, the large sheets have a rough edge which looks torn. 
When I created last weeks card I flooded the paper with colour from the nuance powder mixed with water sprayed on the watercolour paper and took a print with the Archers paper.
I knew I wanted to take the print so had the paper ready and waiting. The colour came out a little softer and more sky like so I thought the bird and branches would work perfectly.
I used a direct to stamp technique using Tombow markers on the bird and branch and used Distress inks for other branch, I spritzed with water before stamping, .
Once I was happy with the colour I dried it using a heat gun.
I used a pencil to add some definition to the bird and and added some sparkle with a silver gel pen on the berries and the bird

Christine Alexander - DT Magenta


Produits Magenta utilisés:
Magenta products used:

Black Bird with Berry
Black Bird with Berry 

Nuance - MNU020 - Aquamarine
Nuance - MNU011 - Cerulean Blue


aussie aNNie said...

Absolutely stunning . Great colours, stamps and brilliantly designed. x

Susan said...

Beautiful - love the soft sky and the look of the branches and bird against it.

Bonnie said...

I love how these two stamps merged together to make a lovely scene with the perfect fair weather sky!

Mariann Jakobsen said...

Stunning! It looks so real.
Wish you a joyful week :)

nancy littrell said...

Beautiful watercolored sky and Love your Winter branches with berries. Your black birds is enjoying the berries. Your birds feathers look so real with your pencil coloring. TFS my friend. Love and Hugs...Nancy

Trina P. said...

Beautiful. That background makes the perfect sky for your wonderfully stamped images.