Friday, 13 July 2018

Moody Scene...

Happy Friday,

If you are visiting the Crafting Live event at Doncaster this weekend I will demonstrating on the Art of Craft stand ( which is usually just by the entrance) if you are going pop along and say hi!

Today I am sharing a rare card for me one were i got inky ( not that inky as used the Izinks and the finger daubers so no mess) and built a scene.

I started with a piece of white smooth card and masked off the moon using a die cut circle.  I then used 3 shades of blue Izink dye based ink staring with the lightest colour and working to the darkest.  I used the finger daubers to stroke the ink from the centre of the circle to the outside making sure the darkest shade was arround the edges of the 'moon'

I then removed the mask and used the lightest blue colour to shade over the edge of the moon shape.

I then stamped the trees form my festive silhouettes clear stamp set in the darkest blue shade.  I then went over these using the stame stamps and black ink which gives the shadow.

Finally I added star by inking g the small stars stamps ( form my Snowflakes set) once and continually stamping this over the skyline.

Finally I cut the whole image using my media plate frame square dies and matted these onto black layers to give the faux triple stamping look.


Enjoy...

24 comments:

  1. Morning John, what a beautiful sample to greet us too this morning, I have done this technique on another theme of card in a workshop I go to once a month with Hellen and Martine, it really is such a satisfying experience to see it emerge into such a beautiful creation, now I must have a go using your stamps...… special hugs xx

    Stay safe, healthy and happy, hugs, June Smith xxx

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  2. Very beautiful. Still catching up on last weeks shows, xxx

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  3. Beautiful card today, very dramatic.

    Michele

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  4. Oh John this is a stunning card I just love that scene you have created. The triple stamping effect is stunning. Have a great day today I know you will have fun. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  5. Gorgeous card John. Thank you for sharing this. Have a good weekend. Take carexxx

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  6. Hi John,
    what a very magnificent card and design.
    Your work is so superb and that scene you have created is so stunning.
    Wish I could see you demo this.
    knowing you, you make it looks so easy as you always do with your lovely demos.
    Lots of crafty regards. Jenny L.

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  7. Hi John. Beautiful card. My daubers are on their way, yaaah. See you Sunday. SueL x

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  8. Wow! This is fabulous, John.

    Anne (Northampton)

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  9. Morning John,
    Gorgeous card.
    Lydia
    x

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  10. Stunning card John trees are my favourite this is perfect
    Thank you
    Love June Horrocks xxxx

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  11. Beautiful card and hopefully will be able to re-create now I have my newly acquired square media die plates.
    A question - my 3 large dies all have the double edge stitched effect, should the middle one just be a plain cut die as the small squares and circles have?
    Many thanks, Margaret x

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  12. Hello John,
    Love this card today and it's "seemples" when you know how. I wondered how on earth you'd managed to match up all the different layers - doh!!!
    love Maureen x

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  13. Hi John, Very impressive,love it.Have a great week end,stay healthy and happy.Lots of Love Barbara D xxx

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  14. Love your card John, also your faux triple stamping look is genius.

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  15. Hi John. Love this. It is such a dreamy wintery scene which looks as if it would be difficult to create but actually should be quite easy now that you have explained how to do it.

    Lisbeth

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  16. Just love this John.
    Jan
    Northampton

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  17. Hi John today's card is a masterpiece I'd like to hang it on my wall!

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  18. I love this technique and your card displays it perfectly. Another calm, peaceful winter scene...and don't we all need it?
    Stephanie K

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  19. Hi John
    I’m a bit late commenting, this didn’t appear in my feed when I checked on Friday morning, and then with a busy day I forgot to check back. Absolutely fabulous card, love it.
    B xx

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  20. Wow! I love this John. I rarely get drawn in but you've caught me lol. I love creating scenes and this is just stunnimg. I love it! Xx

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  21. Marie P. from Longridge15 July 2018 at 10:00

    What a superb card John and a lesson to go with it; One of these days I hope to produce something at least half as good as yours but that day is a long time coming.
    Love to all
    Marie P.

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  22. Gorgeous card John! The scene you've created is just beautiful!

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