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Tuesday 27 December 2022

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

Hi everyone, I hope you all had a fun Christmas and are now relaxing playing with all your crafting toys.
For my card this week I decided to take my inspiration from a fellow team member Miranda Degenaars. Miranda is an amazing artist and recently has done a number of videos on using pencils on kraft card you can find them under Miracle Art Inspirations on YouTube.
I stamped the bird in Ranger Archival Potting soil, then masked the bird and stamped the flowers around. I started colouring the light areas in white pencil and used browns and black for the shading.  When I finished the shading I added a hint of colour to the leaves with green and pink on the flowers, it's very subtle. I distressed the edge of the card and attached it to a white card base.

Christine Alexander - DT Magenta


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Vintagegirl13 said...

Absolutely gorgeous Christine. I really love this image, and I think the distressed kraft paper is fabulous.

Susan said...

Love the very subtle colouring! Beautiful choice of bird and flower images - they really lend themselves to that technique!

Carolyn L said...

Sometime, simple tools yield outstanding results. This is a beautiful case in point.

Bonnie said...

What a wonderful chickadee so beautifully colored! Love the white flowers and stamping around the edges.

Loll said...

WOW! This is one amazing card Christine. Your pencil colouring is AMAZING. You have really brought the bird and flowers to life with your shading. Love the mostly neutral colours. Beautiful!

Trina P. said...

Gorgeousness! Beautiful colouring to give these images incredible dimension.