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Tuesday 17 May 2022

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

Hi Everyone, Christine here with one of my favourite bird stamps and Simon Hurley stamping foam.
  • I stamped the large Simon Hurley stamping foam after heating into the embossing folder to create the image for stamping. 
  • swiped Distress Oxide inks over the surface of the foam and lightly spritzed with water before stamping on Mixed Media card stock. 
  • I let the image dry then stamped the image of the bird. 
  • The bird was coloured with pencils and gouache used for the white are on the face. Gouache is more opaque to cover the background colour.
  • I then stamped the wildflowers randomly over the background avoiding the bird.

You can see the foam stamping  and the background stamping more clearly in this picture.

Christine Alexander - DT Magenta


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Trina P. said...

Tweet card! You’ve coloured this bird beautifully. Wonderful foam stamped background.

nancy littrell said...

TFS the description for your mixed media layered foam stamped background and stamped background, Christine. Love your beautifully stamped and pencil colored bird and white watercolored area of the bird. Another beautiful card using Magenta products. Love and Hugs...Nancy

Bonnie said...

An interesting technique and a beautiful card! Awesome coloring on this bird and a great background!

aussie aNNie said...

Beautiful technique and fabulous colouring xx

Loll said...

Such a cool way to use the stamping foam. This adds so much texture to your beautiful card Christine! xx

Papercraft Boutique said...

Love the beautiful blue bird and the awesome background, Christine!
Hideko xx