Sheena is coming out with new Christmas sets! My design today features images from the Country Christmas set.
I started with the background. I stamped the trees onto Ultra Smooth Premium White Cardstock and applied color with an Ink Sweeper and Distress Ink Pads - dusty concord, tumbled glass. I came back in with a homemade stencil (made with a scalloped die) and Ink Sweeper to add some clouds. I also created subtle snow lines with a torn piece of paper. TIPs: (1) To apply the base color, pull color from the edges to the center, in horizontal strokes with a light touch. Do not fill in color completely - leave white spaces. For the clouds, start on the template and pull color onto your background for a blended effect.
Next, I colored the deer with Spectrum Noir Blendable Colored Pencils - 088, 089, 116. I lightly colored with 116 and 088 first. I used 089 in the dark areas of the images - Sheena's detailed drawing helped me to identify the dark areas.
I came back in with 088 to smooth out the color, blending the light areas into the dark.
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