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Sunday, October 14, 2012

Painting Class has begun again


And we had a study with flowers to complete in class last week (or start in class and complete at home).  We could do a study with no background which I did with a lillium or put a background in which I did with one at home of a fushia (I think it is Ballerina?).

Here are my two attempts:

Watercolour and black in with pen work
Watercolour with pen and ink work using red paint and black ink

I wandered around blogland and found a new Challenge Blog - CAS(E) this Sketch - Challenge #1.  How exciting! So I made a quick card for it - it's a bit blaah but I had a go quickly and will think of something else to do later if possible.  Here it is:



Here is my first take:



White card stock folder over and scored three times (under pink line) on front - Ginge stamped in SU Close to Cocoa ink pad which is not quite juicy enough (but I don't have any ink to replace at this stage) and SU Melon Mambo.  The image and sentiment come from SU stamp sets - Scentsational Season and Joyous Celebrations.  I add some small bits of pink bling to the buttons on ginge. Afterwards I added the pink line with a Melon Mambo pen. 

8 comments:

frommycraftroom said...

Great card. Had my eye on this set!

frommycraftroom said...

+ In case you don't get the reply - The book is The Giver Lois Lowry - a few of the children are reading it for school.

Merry said...

What a talented lady you are...that artwork is beautiful. Cute card too.

Jackie Rockwell said...

Oh my the watercolor flower is STUNNING! I love gingerbread men, your card is adorable. So glad you played along with us in our first challenge over at CAS(E) this Sketch!

lostinpaper said...

This is just too cute!!
Thanks so much for joining us in our first challenge at CAS(E) this Sketch!

Quip1320 said...

Wow! The watercolors are amazing and your card is super cute! It's perfect for our challenge at CAS(E) this Sketch! So happy you played along!

N@ Ali said...

stunning flowers! and super cute card. thank you for joining us for our very first CTS challenge ; )

Sue W said...

Wow!!! Your watercoloured flowers are beautiful Susan!!! Love your gingerbread men too!!!