Sunday, 25 March 2018

ATCAS Bird

Birds are one of my favourite motifs for cards (and I have a lot of bird stamps).  So I definitely had to make a card for the latest Addicted to CAS challenge.

I made this card:


I stamped the bird in brown and coloured it with coloured pencils and Gamsol. 

I trimmed the panel and sprinkled with Frantage chunky white embossing enamel and heated it from underneath so it wouldn't blow off.  I took my Versamarker pen and went over a few bits of the branch where snow might build up and then added more of the Frantage to that.

I mounted the panel to a dark brown mat and put it on fun foam on the card base.

Thanks for dropping by today.





Supplies:
Stamps - Serendipity bird, Rubber Stamp Tapestry sentiment
Ink - Memento Rich Cocoa
Paper - white and dark brown cs
Size - A2
Accessories - coloured pencils, Gamsol, Frantage Chunky White embossing enamel, fun foam



10 comments:

  1. Susan, you do such a beautiful job with water coloring no matter what you choose to use. Love the soft wash in the background on this. It's so soft and peaceful. Gorgeous card!

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  2. Your bird is so beautifully colored with your pencils and gamsol, Susan. I love your blue watercolored background and your frantage snow so perfectly placed. TFS my friend. Hugs..

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  3. What a lovely card - very clean and simple, but there is something about it that just draws one in. Beautiful!

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  4. Cute and so sweet and this challenge was made for you and your love of bird stamps x

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  5. beautiful bird Susan, your watercolouring is spectacular and I love the fantage as snow on the trees :)

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  6. Such a pretty scene. Thanks for sharing at ATCAS!

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  7. such a lovely image... makes for such a pretty card.
    xx Karen

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  8. Such a pretty bird, Susan! Love the Frantage snow! I can never control that stuff!

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  9. So pretty! Great colouring with your pencils Susan. And I love the texture from the frantage. xx

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  10. Gorgeous card, Susan! Your bird is beautifully colored and I love how you played with the 'Frantage'...so clever!
    Thanks so much for playing along with us at Addicted to CAS!

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