I changed the color scheme, image, and sentiment. I also added 2 bg panels to compliment the colors I chose on the main panel. I did use my brayer but using a technique I just learned. Taking plastic wrap drop a couple of drops of alcohol ink and also a couple of drops of alcohol blending solution. Squish together, un-squish - lol, and run your brayer through. It will come out looking mottled. I think it leaves an interesting palette. Really quick and easy - but a bit messy :#
Thanks so much for taking a closer look. Hope you like it :)
Date: Saturday, January 19, 2013 GMT Views: 3973
Registered: October 5, 2010 Location: Oregon Posts: 38397
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 @ 12:37 PM
Ohmygosh, I've GOT to try that technique! Wherever did you find it? Love, love, love this card. The earthy colors, clean (if mottled!) layout, simple sentiment, and silhouette are perfection. Oh, wow. thanks!
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Registered: August 21, 2007 Location: Georgia Posts: 3180
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 @ 1:07 PM
Goodness gracious who knew you could use plastic wrap and create something so beautiful.....thanks for the inspiration and technique idea!!! Lovely take on the Queens card, an all around beautiful creation.
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Registered: January 20, 2010 Location: Brampton, Ontario Posts: 14748
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 @ 1:40 PM
Love those colours together. They are like the lovely patina you find on old copper. The black silhouette stamp agains it is perfect. Actually has a bit of an Asian look. Ginko and celedon? Great tribute to Brenda. TFS
Registered: August 7, 2007 Location: Northern Idaho Posts: 905
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 @ 2:58 PM
Oh, I love!! The colors are lovely, but loving the technique that I've never seen before! I've never done much with my alcohol inks, so Yay...something new to give a whirl!! TFS, I think it is absolutely gorgeous!! Into FAVS!
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Registered: March 15, 2012 Location: Alabama Posts: 11086
Sat, Jan 19, 2013 @ 3:04 PM
Your brayered background and colors are so pretty Barb!!! I am LOVING all these wonderful techniques you are sharing on your beautiful cards!!! The stamped image is so pretty and I really like those black peppery dots? I am not sure if you did that with a toothbrush? But the effect over your brayering is fantastic! Gorgeous card!!!