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2019-12-09; Never ending alpha swap; “S”

2019/12/09

S this month is for

sea horse

sea shells

“Seas the day” sentiment

Before beginning assembly of the card I tried heat embossing the sea horse 3 times before I got it right. From left to right respectively, try 1 (started with black glossy card stock and heat embossed in silver), 2 dyed plain card stock heat embossed in silver)  and 3  (stamped in black onto white card stock and then clear embossed).  Try # 3 was the obvious choice.

And here is the card that I ended up constructing

The glossy black background that I colored with Marvey metallic markers (sprayed with water for the blending) ended up being my background paper.

 

 

A close up view of part of the sea horse.  He was colored with pastels.  The background was a watercolor wash and then some dark gray was added around the sea horse for a shadow.

 

A look at the background and the texture.  From left to right; dry wall tape; micro beads, embossed sea shells; the black glossy card stock colored with markers and some iridescent sequins.

 

And one last look at the card before you go on about your day….

 

Thanks for stopping by.

 

 

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Kay Carlson permalink
    2019/12/09 6:50 am

    VERY pretty, Bonnie! How’s the snow your way? Ours is almost gone, but a replacement (sadly) is on the way. Happy Holidays!

    • 2019/12/09 9:54 am

      It warmed up to 40* and felt like a heat wave. All snow is gone but same as you more will be on the way!~

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