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The November challenge is Favorite Color Combination, or "Colour" as it's spelled in the UK. :o) I have more than one favorite, and I did share a scene with one of those favorites, yellow, orange and red - especially for this time of year.
I colored the background first. I cut the card to the actual size I was going to use so that I could keep the vivid edge. I stared with my lightest color (mustard seed) blending from the outside in. Next I blended with spiced marmalade and finished with fired brick. I used black soot to stamp the really cool tree from Sheena's A Little Bit Scenic - Pinescape set. Torn paper makes a great mask for the ground and mountains. I used a little sponge to fill in the color. Side note: Sponging not only adds to your scene, it's a great way to cover up booboos. ;o)
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