This card is for 2 Flourishes challenges:
1. For Timeless Tuesday we were given a beautiful inspirational fall photo of a porch filled with pumpkins and fall coloured mums.
2. For the Bring Back Beautiful we were to use a technique in our creations, I choose "masking". Boy did I mask!!! I started with the flowers masking with each addition of flower, then masked out the fir treed in the stamp and instead stamped the two fall trees form Flourishes tree set, then masked off everything stamped so far and stamped the cottage scene. Finally I drew in the clouds. The sentiment was placed on a curve and the banner hand drawn. The clouds are glittered, the sky is watercoloured, the rest is copic coloured. A bit of ribbon and a couple of pearls and I called it finished.
Date: Thursday, October 6, 2011 GMT Views: 611
Registered: April 23, 2008 Location: Southern, CA Posts: 1826
Thu, Oct 06, 2011 @ 6:39 PM
OH GOOD GOLLY!!! I love this!! I love masking and have always wanted to try this, but I could never have done such a beautiful job as you did!! This is Beyond Fantastic - It's A Masterpiece! Bravo!! You are a fantastic artist, I know how hard this was and you did a Beautiful job!
Into my Fav's it goes!!! :)
Registered: February 21, 2009 Location: Mt. Pulaski, IL Posts: 29366
Thu, Oct 06, 2011 @ 9:21 PM
What a beautiful card - a masking masterpiece! It must have taken you quite a bit of time to do all the masking, layout and coloring - but, wow, it's gorgeous. I love your wonderful arched sentiment - and topped with a beautiful ribbon/bow! (Into my favs)