Saturday, June 10, 2017

Confirmation Girl Card

Hi everyone! :o)

Today I want to share with you this CAS (clean and simple), watercolor Confirmation Girl Card.


My mom asked me to make her a card to give to my ex neighbors' daughter, who's Confirmation is today.

I used a GORGEOUS A Day For Daisies 'Tender Thoughts' digital image. Lovely girl, flowers and butterflies... So serene. :o)

I made a layout on my computer and printed the image on a watercolor paper panel. I left the image dry to prevent ink smearing while coloring. (I have no idea how many days was this image on my table before I started coloring it. Usually, I leave printed images dry through the night, so at least 8 hours.)

I colored the image in watercolor technique using Distress Inks. After drying, I shaded flowers, girl's dress and band with dark blue colored pencil and her hair with dark brown colored pencil.

When I was satisfied with shading, I trimmed the panel and glued it a white top folded card base. To add a bit more interest to this CAS card, I coated flowers and butterflies with Clear Wink of Stella and the card was finished. (I don't have shimmery photo to share with you. I couldn't 'catch the shimmer with my camera' when I finished the card. 

Cards measurements: 96 mm x 127 mm (3 3/4" x 5")

List of supplies:
  • A Day For Daisies 'Tender Thoughts'
  • white cardstock paper (card base)
  • Koh-i-noor pop Aquarel Watercolor Paper, 250 gms (panel)
  • Tim Holtz's Distress Inks:
    • Tea Dye
    • Vintage Photo
    • Walnut Stain
    • Blueprint Sketch
    • Hickory Smoke
  • Koh-i-noor Hardtmuth Mondeluz aquarel colored pencils 3710
    • light green 25
    • dark green 26
  • TOZ Artist Color Colored Pencils:
    • dark blue
    • dark brown
  • TOZ Fantasy Colored Pencil, light grey
  • ZIG Wink of Stella Brush (Gl. clear 999)
  • UHU universal glue
  • printer
  • Fiskars High Precision Personal Paper Trimmer
  • bone folder
  • Marabu rounded fine paint brush no. #0
  • Ranger Heat It Tool (for drying)
  • paper towels
  • water

I'm linking my card to following challenges:
Note: bold text and challengbadge (if any) are direct links to the current challenge and blog badge (if any) is a direct link to blog or challenge home page.

1) CASology, Week 252: Insect
Butterflies. :o)

2) Happy Little Stampers, Watercolour Challenge, June 2017, Anything Goes
This is my 1st entry to this challenge.


Thank you for stopping by and your kind feedback. Enjoy and smile! :o)


Milka

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