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Tuesday 19 April 2022

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

Hi Everyone, it's Christine here with some Sunsets and Skies. I pulled out some of my Magenta scenic stamps to create these cards.

For my first card I created a winter scene with the blue sky trees and deer walking in the snow.
I stamped the tree image, hand drew the horizon with pencil. I then used water soluble chalks (Lyra Polycrayons) to create the sky and using a wet paint brush blended the colours. I added the deer and clouds and used water colour pencils and the chalks to colour the snow and the trees.

For my second card I used the Blue Heron as my image and the Lyra Polycrayons as pastels for the sunset and the water. This time I used my finger to blend the colours and a fixative when I finished

My third card I used oil pastels to create the sunset and the water for the Canada geese. I blended the colours first with my finger then went over it with odorless mineral spirit and a piece of kitchen paper, this really blends the colour into the watercolour paper. 

I hope you liked the three different techniques for creating the sky and sunset for these beautiful stamps.

Christine Alexander - DT Magenta


Produits Magenta utilisés:
Magenta products used:

Snow Fawns 
Reflective Blue Heron 
Canada Geese Family 
Flying Geese 


Mariëtte said...

Beautiful sceneries

aussie aNNie said...

3 stunners here Christine, love them all the designs and colours plus stamps are amazing..xx

Mac Mable said...

Fabulous scene making, beautiful backgrounds and wonderful cards Christine x.

Brenda in IN said...

These are all awesome, Christine. Your colors are stunning and the blends are beautiful. I love all the scenes you created.

My Next Chapter said...

Akk three of your cards are gorgeous. I especially love how you did the skies.

Leslie Miller said...

These are all such beautiful stamps and cards, and you're a master with these pastels!

Susan said...

All three techniques worked really well! The cards are beautiful - wonderful colours and wonderful images.

Loll said...

Three awesome techniques to create your gorgeous scene cards Christine!

Bonnie said...

Three beautiful scenes that should all be framed!

Ellie Knol said...

Gorgeius Christine.. all of them!

Trina P. said...

All beautiful. Amazing backgrounds for your scenes.

Papercraft Boutique said...

Love all beautiful scene with the silhouettes and gorgeous backgrounds!