Tuesday, 10 June 2008

FRIDAY SKETCHERS Week # 5

Another great sketch to work with this week over at Friday Sketchers which has been provided for us by Kim from Canada. I love the way that the girls from each country are taking it in turns to give us their sketches, something a bit different :)
I have to say Kim, that i found this one a bit of a challenge, so i decided to keep my design very simple :) My image is called 'Chandelier' from Penny Black which i think is a perfect name for a fuchsia! I have dabbed colour directly from the Adirondack inkpads onto the stamp, starting with the lightest colour and building up. Once i am happy with the coverage, a quick spritz with my water spray bottle before placing down onto the watercolour paper.

The papers are all Basic Grey from the 6 x 6 pad 'Sugared', and i created the scallop with a corner rounder punch with the 'wings' taken out! 7 Gypsies roller stamps were used to create the sentiment which were inked with 'Cranberry'. This is starting to 'grow' on me, although it is rather pale in colour!! I don't really do pastels, i usually go for much brighter colours :0) but i guess it's good to have a change every once in a while!
I hope you find sometime to stamp today.... see you soon :)

8 comments:

  1. I don't know about it being "simple", it is soooo stunning - I love it

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  2. Wow and this is my favourite - I just love that image from PB it is so elegant and I love the soft muted colours

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  3. Beautiful card, it is stunning!

    Carole ;D

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  4. Very elegant! Great job with the sketch!

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  5. Lovely! Simply lovely, carol!

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  6. beautiful card!! Love to see a flower!!! Something different. Great work. I run out of time, sorry for the late reaction....

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  7. Lovely cards, your work is excellent, really enjoyed looking at your blog.

    sarahx

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