Wednesday, May 31, 2017

You inspire me Butterflies

Hi there,

I will be guest-designing for the wonderful Watercolour Challenge over at Happy Little Stampers. This month the optional twist is "Mask":

  • stamp all three sizes of butterflies from the WPlus9 Flora and Fauna 2 set with Versafine (Smokey Gray) ... mask off each one to create an overlapping effect
  • stamp the sentiment from the Altenew Painted Butterflies set with that same grey waterproof ink
  • color the butterflies with Daniel Smith watercolors and add extra shading to the wings with Faber-Castell Polychromos Pencils
  • add a subtle background with the same colors used on the butterflies and add some grey splatters
  • use natural charcoal for more shading around the butterflies
  • mount the watercolor panel onto a black cardbase and let two of the butterflies "fly off" the page

I can't wait to see your creations in the gallery.

Yours,


4 comments:

  1. Your butterflies are beautifully masked and I love the colours! Thanks for being our Guest at Happy Little Stampers this month xx

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  2. Gorgeous, Tanja! So glad you have the guest spot this month. Your butterflies and splatters are perfect!

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  3. Such a lovely card Tanja and great masking. I love how the butterfly overlaps the end of the card. Great to have you as GD this month.
    Hugs
    Carol x

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  4. Tanja this is absolutely stunning. I love how the pink butterfly pops off the side of the card - so unique! Jenny x

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