Hi everyone. I have a male birthday coming up shortly and decided to use this Technique Tuesday owl which a crafting friend gave me so thank you to that lovely lady. I had in mind to enter the LIM Challenge which this time has asked for a one layer card and has the title Curve, and this is what I came up with.
I cut a mask from copy paper using an XCut Circle Die and laid it straight on to the base card. I stamped the owl using my Misti into the circle using Versafine Smokey Gray ink and then masked the owl using Pebeo Drawing Gum. When it was dry using a round blending tool and Adirondack Stonewashed and Lettuce ink I added some to the inside of the circle making some clouds with a hand cut shape, and then using the edge of the blending tool formed some distant hills. I then stamped some tree branches using Adirondack Espresso Ink.
I rubbed the drawing gum from the owl and coloured using a waterbrush with Distress Inks in Walnut Stain, Black Soot and Adirondack Sunshine Yellow. I also decided to add a setting sun and a few simple brush strokes to represent distant trees.
I finished the card with a sentiment stamped in the Misti using the Verafine Smokey Gray Ink and heat embossed with WOW Clear Gloss Embossing Powder. I then decided to add three dry embossed lines for a border.
It is also Darnell of djkardkreations is holding her 2nd Annual April Fool's Boo Boo Hop and NBUS Challenge No. 11. As I don't have any boo boos I am entering this with a NBUS owl stamp and a freebie sentiment which hasn't been inked before either. Luckily I have made the challenge which finishes tomorrow.
Thank you for dropping by today and I hope to see you soon.
I would also like to enter the following challenges:
Simon Says Wednesday Challenge - Happy Birthday.
Addicted to Stamps and More - Anything Goes.
That is one big-eyed owl which you've made look alive, Pat!! Your landscape behind him is so professional! I'm really impressed with this miniature work of art and I think the score lines add a lot of interest!! Thank you so much for joining in my NBUS Challenge #11! I'm keeping you in my thoughts! Hugs, Darnell
Wonderful card Pat, I've never used that type of masking fluid but your results are fantastic! Cathy x
WOW, you're a true artist Pat! I am amazed that this isn't a printed picture! Your attention to detail has made this very realistic! A fabulous card that anyone would be more than happy to receive! Have a lovely day! Luv n’ Hugs. Hazel xx
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What a fabulous card Pat, I love the owl image and your litle scene, especially the sun going down... or is it coming up behind the hills. Beautifully designed and coloured, Kate x
Absolutely fantastic Pat! Such great use of masking and inking to create a perfect scene, and the addition of the score lines is a fab touch that really grounds it all. A super example of how one layer cards can have masses of visual interest and impact while still being CAS. Love it! Thanks so much for playing along with us at Less is More :)
I love this little circular scene.The owl is great and the score lines make a professional finish.
This looks wonderful....great cas Pat!
Oh, Pat! This is a wonderful CAS one layer card with a scene which looks like an artwork! The score lines were perfect finishing touch!
Oh, you've created a beautiful little scene with the owl, Pat - it looks like a small work of art and you could frame it!!!! Your card is really beautiful and I love the scorelines you've added to finish it off perfectly!!!!! No way I would be able to make anything like this - definitely not artistic enough, but clearly you have lots are artistic genes!!!! Well done, my friend!!!!
Have a great day!!!!!
Absolutely awesome Pat! Super neat masking, a mini textured linear detail and what a fabulous scene with so much depth and interest. A perfect one layer example and with curves too. Great idea and thanks for playing at Less is More this week.
hello pat! so pretty, luv your coloring! I am so glad you played along with us at simon says stamp wednesday challenge!
sparkle & shine, kindness *~*
This is fabulous Pat, a super work of art. A perfect card for a male too!
What a fantastic scene you have created Pat. The masking is great and so is your colouring. A really lovely card.
This is just FABULOUS, Pat, I have an owl loving pal who would really love this too
This is such a beautiful scene that you've created Pat. This card will be loved by your friend. xx
What a fantastic design you've created for a great one layer card. First, the sponging and coloring on this owl is marvelous, loved your idea of the masking a circle. Adding the rows of scoring created such texture and interest...Oh my, this is lovely, Pat. Hope you are continuing to feel better. TFS & Hugs. Happy Easter.
A fabulous card. Love the scene you have created. So musch detail but still beautifully CAS
What a powerful scene you've created here Pat! Can't believe the depth you created with that clever inking. Ooooh! That sky is amazing. Love the owl image too and putting it all into a circle makes it perfect for our curves challenge. Thanks so much for sharing this with us at Less is More xx
Wow beautiful art Pat, love it ! Happy Easter Weekend, Shirleyxx
Wonderful card Pat. Love the design. Happy Easter. Hope you are having a lovely weekend.
Hugs Flo xx
What a fabulous scene you have created. I love every detail . Hugs Mrs A.
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