Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Word Art Wednesday and Sunflowers and freebies

I'd like to invite you to join Word Art Wednesday's Anything Goes Challenge #194!
We have a wonderful devotion by Karen L and a beautiful verse in digital form by Karen M!
Join in, you just might be the recipient of a wonderful challenge prize, seize the opportunity!!

Here is today's verse:

For my sample card today I choose a sunflower.  

I stamped off two images using my ink pad with printer ink and pulled my colors




I laid down a base color:



Added more yellows and then worked in brown with a colored pencil, 
denatured alcohol and a blending stump.




I stippled in the center using black, brown and dark green.


for a bit of life like texture I added black glass micro beads



I layered my fussy cut flower on top of the second stamped image - I also colored the petals in a dark shade of yellow.






A little lineco glue in the area I wanted the beads




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I added my verse that I also colored and cut to shape


My next step was to find a good background paper, this bold image was going to need a high contrast background to make it pop:

Choosing





And here is the card:




Here are a few sunflowers for you to have fun coloring!







Thanks for stopping by and I hope to see your entry over at Word Art Wednesday!
Ginny M


I have  this Card  available in a kit format at










7 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous sunflower, Ginny. Combining watercolor and pencils is completely new to me, but a very nice effect and the microbeads just complete it all. Simply stunning! Crystal

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  2. I don't think I would've come up with the layering without your clever suggestion. Beautiful card and very clear tutorial --- thanks for sharing your talent and a word from the Lord!

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  3. Great card, super tutorial! I'm not a good colourist but even I could do something following your guidelines! I love your stamp,sunflowers are our son's most favourite flower! TFS!

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  4. Beautifully done Ginny!!!! Thanks for sharing your expertise!
    Paper Hugs,
    Jan

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  5. Loved seeing your process, well done!!! A beautiful card, I love sunflowers!

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  6. Just love it sis, may we indeed shine as brightly as this for Him,
    Hugs, Shaz in Oz.x

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  7. Oh, I love this card! Love your coloring and the way you added the sentiment! The sunflower is perfect, especially this time of year. WONDERFUL!

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