Sunday, March 4, 2012

One Last Winter Scene!

I made an ATC out of this darling little scene from the Art-Kure line at Crafter's Companion. I used water based markers and a water brush to add color.
  1. Stamped image with permanent ink, such as StazOn, onto watercolor paper.
  2. I then scribbled the markers on my non-stick craft sheet and picked up color with the water brush. I skipped a section as I painted to allow for drying.
  3. For the windows I colored directly onto the paper with the tip of the water based marker.
  4. For the background layer, I scribbled a variety of markers to match my sky on the non-stick craft sheet, spritzed with water and then swirled watercolor paper around.
  5. I used a heat tool for quick drying. You can also let it dry naturally for a little bit different effect.
  6. Cut out and adhered all the layers.
  7. Used glitter glue to add some sparkling snow.
To see more ideas for using these lovely images, visit the Crafter's Companion Information Blog. Every Friday, there is a chance to win stamps. On the Crafter's Companion Challenge blog you can enter one of your lovely designs to win.
Stamps: Art-Kure Gold Hill Shaftsbury
Paper: Fabriano Artistico Extra White Watercolor Paper Block 140lb hot press, Stampin' Up! basic black card stock
Inks: black ink, Tombow Dual Brush Markers
Accessories
: water brush, Stickles star dust glitter glue, Spellbinders Nestabilities die cut

Take care and STAY POSITIVE!
Trena

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