Sunday, 3 September 2017

Silhouettes and a Watercolour Wash

A card for both of Loll's and Bonnie's challenges, CAS Mix Up and CAS Watercolour:



For CAS Mix Up, I have the watercolour wash, a stamped sentiment, and smooshing and die cutting for my choice.  And for CAS Watercolour, I have die cut bird silhouettes.  Here's my card:


For the background, I did a graded watercolour wash as shown in this video.

For the focal image, I smooshed various blue, green, and brown oxide inks into watercolour paper and then die cut the world out of it.

I added three small silhouette bird dies with their wings spread, flying high above the world. 

I am also entering it in the SCS Free for All challenge, "Spread Your Wings and Fly High".





Supplies:
Stamps - SU Happy Birthday
Ink - Ranger Jet Black, various green, blue, brown Oxide inks
Paper - PTI cream cs, watercolour paper, black cs
Size - A2
Accessories - Ali Express world die, Impression Obsession bird dies, blue watercolour paint, fun foam






7 comments:

  1. So clever to get the two challenges into your amazing card...absolutely love it! x

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  2. I love that die, just the perfect size for cards and awesome to hit the two challenges. What great colours for the world with the DOX inks. Love it :)

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  3. Beautiful smooshed DOC inks for your beautiful die cut world, Susan. Love your watercolor wash and soaring die cut birds too. TFS your combined challenges card my friend. Hugs...

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  4. Love that world die and your pretty watercolor wash background Susan - the black silhouette birds really pop off the sky! Julia xx

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  5. I LOVE that world die and how you've colored it, Susan! It's perfect on the blue washed background and the silhouetted bird add a wonderful contrast!

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  6. I love how you've watercoloured the world die, SUsan. And great wash background too!! xx

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  7. Gorgeous card, Susan. I love your smooshed coloured world diecut. Great colours. I just received my world die from AliExpress this week.

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