Fresh Blooms


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Hello and welcome to my blog.  Today I would like to share my entry for the Clarity Stamp Challenge ‘Anything but a card’.

I have had this double icon for ages and thought it would be ideal for the challenge.

I applied a basecoat of white gesso and stamped the Clarity Gentian and Columbine flowers with black ink. I coloured them in with a mix of promarkers and spectrum noir pencils. Masked off the flowers and used the Clarity stripes stencil with tumbled glass distress ink to create a background. I then lightly touched the edges with vintage photo distress ink. Finally I sprayed crafters Companion spray and shine over to protect the artwork.

Thank you for visiting my blog today – any comments would be appreciated.

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8 thoughts on “Fresh Blooms

  1. Beautiful colouring of the Gentian and Columbine flowers Jan. Your diptych would look great on any shelf or dressing table. Thank you for entering the Clarity challenge this month. Good luck! x

  2. Hi Jan, a bright, colourful project which does justice to both your stamping and the quality of Clarity stamps. Thank you for taking the time to enter this month’s challenge and good luck. ;~}

  3. This is lovely I do love these stamps it’s very nicely made and coloured. Thank you for entering the challenge and good luck. Xx

  4. This little diptych is just perfect to showcase these beautiful stamps. The flowers are so vibrant, and you have coloured them beautifully. Thanks for entering the Clarity challenge, and good luck. Xxx

  5. Some very careful, vibrant, colouring of the flowers which is set off perfectly by the stripey background. Good luck in the challenge. x

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