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Wednesday, 9 September 2020

Paddle Your Own Canoe

Hi everyone.  I have a masculine birthday card to share today made using two of the stamps from a set by Hunkydory which came free with Creative Stamping Magazine, a background scene, and the canoe.



I watercoloured the scene using some Staedtler Watercolour Brush Pens.  I prefer to keep the colours softer by adding more water with them, so I scribble some on my glass mat and pick it up with the waterbrush.  I started by stamping using Versafine Clair Nocturne Ink, which I also used for the sentiment, but this was also heat embossed with WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder.  I added the line from the boat to the shore as I thought it looked a bit odd adrift without anyone in it.

Thank you for visiting the blog today and I'll see you again soon.






I am entering the following challenges:

Stamping Sensations September Challenge - The Great Outdoors.
Allsorts Challenge - Week 588 Use A Hand Coloured Image.
The Paper Players Challenge - No. 507 Masculine Birthday.
The Male Room Challenge - No. 142 Travel.


 

23 comments:

  1. Pat, the scene you've created is absolutely gorgeous and a terrific masculine card. I sure wish I was there enjoying a boat ride on that river! Thanks so much for sharing with us at The Paper Players this week!

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  2. That is a lovely scene you've created, loving the subtle colouring. Something I miss is being able to browse the craft magazines in the newsagents but of course if I don't see them I'm not tempted so maybe just as well.

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  3. How very tranquil your scene looks Pat and makes for a great masculine Birthday card (but worried when the boatman is - gone for a swim maybe!). A perfect card for our 'Great Outdoors' theme at Stamping Sensations and also our colouring theme at Allsorts, thanks so much for joining in at both.

    B x

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  4. Such a beautiful scene Pat. It looks so peaceful there and I can just imagine being in that rowing boat taking in the scenery. Thank you for joining us in our ‘The Great Outdoors' challenge at Stamping Sensations and good luck. Sandra x

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  5. What a wonderful card Pat and a beautiful, peaceful scene. Lovely water colouring, I'd love to be there,Kate x x

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  6. A really lovely scene and beautiful colouring. Thank you for joining our 'Hand coloured image' challenge at Allsorts.

    Kath x

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  7. A gorgeous scene!Perfect for a guy card. Thanks for joining us at The Paper Players!

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  8. Such a lovely and tranquil atmosphere on your card, Pat! Love this scene en the way you coloured it, beautiful!

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  9. Fabulous watercolouring! Stunning scene, it's a beautiful card Pat!
    Thank you for sharing at Allsorts;-))m

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  10. Pat your tranquil watercoloured scene is perfectly coloured and makes for a fabulous masculine card! Thanks for playing along with us at The Paper Players this week!

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  11. What a wonderfully colored scene. So beautiful and perfect for a masculine card. So glad you joined us at the Players this week
    Jaydee

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  12. Such a gorgeous scene! Thanks for playing with us at The Paper Players!

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  13. A beutiful scenery card. It has a wonderful peaceful look about it. Great caard. Thanks for joining our challenge at Stamping Sensations. Marlies

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  14. A beautiful scene Pat, so tranquil. The sort of place it would be lovely to sit in and admire the view all day. xx

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  15. A lovely outdoor scene! So pleased to see your entry xxx Thanks for joining us at stamping Sensations this month and good luck!

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  16. Great scene Pat - am loving these stamps - one of the better freebies!
    Your colouring is amazing - I have some Arteza waterbrush pens and have struggled with them so will try the glass mat and water option and see if it makes my colouring any better! x

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  17. A lovely tranquil scene and beautifully coloured. I decided I didn't need that set of stamps and now I'm regretting that decision !

    Thanks for joining us at Stamping Sensations This month

    Joan

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  18. Pat it's fabulous!! I love the soft but perfect painting and the scene is so lovely... Another perfect masculine card!

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  19. I love your peaceful, lovely scene mf.
    xx Karen

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  20. Beautiful scene. Thank you for joining us in The Male Room Challenge. Goga DT

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  21. AMAZING card Pat. Your skillful watercolouring has really brought this to life. xx

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  22. What a beautiful "travel" card you made :-)) I like all details.
    Thanks for playing with us at The Male Room.

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  23. What a wonderful scene - you're right that adding the line from boat to shore finishes it perfectly.

    Thanks for joining us at The Male Room Challenge.

    Helen x

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