The scene in this card was so easy to create! The important thing to remember with sponging is to start with a very light amount of ink, and slowly darken it to your liking.
I started with a piece of Very Vanilla card stock, and stamped the images in Early Espresso. Next I punched out an 1 3/8" circle from the tack side of a Post-it note, placed it over the sentiment, and sponged on some So Saffron ink (then remove circle for the magic!). Next I sponged on Soft Suede, along the bottom, then a little higher with Old Olive (very lightly). I filled up the remaining space with Soft Sky.
For the goose, I used my blender pen and went over the head and neck with more Espresso, leaving white space to keep the sketched look. Then I continued to use the blender pen to lightly color follow next to the lines on the body. I switched to Suede, and followed the lines again. Last I used a white paint marker to add some highlights in the body, and the remaining Vanilla space in the body.
- Stamps: Wetlands (126695 wood/ 126697 clear)
- Soft Sky card stock (131203) - 5 1/2" x 8 1/2"
- Early Espresso card stock (119686) - 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"
- Very Vanilla card stock (101650) - 3 1/4" x 5 1/2"
- Early Espresso (126974)
- Soft Suede (126978)
- Soft Sky (131181)
- So Saffron (126957)
- Old Olive (126953)
- White paint marker (non-SU)
- 1 3/8" circle punch (119860)
- Stamping Sponges (101610)
- Blender Pen (102845)
|Wetlands (click to enlarge)|
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