I'm late, I'm late for a very important date! This is for our very own Angie - ohmypapers!
The inspiration for my card was the wonderful sunshine teapot that Snietje found for us. I coloured this while I was away, but had to wait until I got home to add the liquid pears and card base.
Everything was coloured with prismacolour pencils and Zest it pencil blend. I laid the copy paper image on a rough tooth paper pad and pressed really hard on the blending pencil. This made the pencils look lovely and waxy.
I added a little bit of blue Copic to the ocean and then I lightly sponged over the entire image with a walnut stain distress ink foam blending tool (I didn't add any extra distress ink, just used the dregs that was already on it.
Liquid pearls and a doodled border were added before I adhered it to the base. Because it's just copy paper, I find it best to use a glue stick all over the paper, with no gaps otherwise air pockets appear.
Thanks for looking and apologise for being so late!
Date: Wednesday, January 17, 2018 GMT Views: 615
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Wed, Jan 17, 2018 @ 6:22 PM
Wow - this is sooooo beautiful! What a fun sentiment, and that image is GORGEOUS. Even more gorgeous with your sea and sun and all the beautiful details you added to the mermaid. Wow, wow, wow!!!! Hugz
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Wed, Jan 17, 2018 @ 6:22 PM
I knew this was your beautiful card!! I love the way you do this mermaid! She is so gorgeous and I just love the way you colored her!! That beautiful purple hair, wow!! I love the sky and all those gorgeous pearls all over her! You are such an artist!!!
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She is the most gorgeous mermaid I have ever seen! I am sure this will be worth the wait to the recipient ! All the colors are fabulous! The pearls and the sentiment are wonderful! Ditto what Robin said about you being an artist!
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Thu, Jan 18, 2018 @ 12:40 AM
The colours from Anita's teapot look fabulous here. I'm interested that the deep blue sea actually looks warmer than the one Sabrina inhabits ;-). It reminds me of our last Greek holiday and some beautiful sunsets we saw on the nearby beach. How heart-warming for Angie this will be.