Since I have been digging into 'old' stuff that I did when I started I got thinking how simple our designs and embellishments were. Don't get me wrong..I love all the die-cuts, flower punches and fancy folders but I wanted to get back to the basics. The folders I used were some of the first I ever purchased as is the lattice die. The centre oval I am not certain about but the outside oval I had to cut out myself since the ovals didn't come any large. The watercolour technique was one of the first I ever learned and this piece is from that session...do you think I keep things a little too long? LOL This was a great sketch to-day since it also reminded of 'back to basics'.
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2012 GMT Views: 1104
Registered: October 19, 2007 Location: Packer Country, WI Posts: 50096
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 1:11 PM
Very pretty card. You are so right, sometimes we take the fun out of this craft with so many tools. It's nice to take the scissors and do a little cutting. I love the watercolor technique. It's so soft and muted. tfs
Registered: August 15, 2007 Location: Twin Cities MN Posts: 26434
Wed, Mar 21, 2012 @ 1:40 PM
I know what you mean about going back to basics and revisiting old techniques and supplies. This is lovely..your image has a very soft edge to it and a dreamlike quality. It goes great with the 2 different colors of purple bg.