Friday, 3 June 2016

Mixing Up CTS175 - Fabulous!


Still experimenting with my KGT (copying my friend Darnell by using that acronym for Kuretake Gansai Tambi) and distress ink watercolouring. This time using the current CAS(E) This Sketch challenge:



and Essentials by Ellen and Technique Tuesday products for the current Mix It Up Challenge at the Classroom.

I started with the blue wash. Once it was dry, I stamped my flowers and started watercolouring using lavender and pink to layer some colour onto the flowers. I used yellow and orange for the centres and added a touch of Stickles for sparkle. I inlaid the die before cutting the panel with an MFT Pierced Square die and finished by popping up two of the flowers.

I used:
-Technique Tuesday Fabulous die
-Essentials By Ellen Mondo Magnolia and matching dies
-KGT
-Distress Ink (for the wash)
-Stickles
-Tim Holtz Watercolor Paper
-MFT Stone Gray Card Stock

17 comments:

  1. This is beautiful, Ardyth! I love your colouring! Wonderful take on the sketch!

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  2. So delicate and so pretty!

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  3. Love the colors and the card! (Great abbreviation!)

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  4. I just have to say it. Fabulous!

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  5. You've captured that hydrangea color perfectly.

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  6. This is beautiful. Love the colours you have used. Well done

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  7. Oh Ardyth - this is gorgeous - love your colours contrasted with the drama of the black sentiment.
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  8. Stunner!!!
    Thanks for joining CTS and making this beautiful card with my sketch this week!

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  9. This 'experiment' is definitely a success story! Beautiful water coloring technique - love the inlaid fabulous!

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  10. So pretty! Not sure I even knew you had KGT! You have used them like a pro! And what a lovely way to use the small stamp and die from the otherwise seriously mondo hydrangea.

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  11. Yep, absolutely fabulous, Ardyth ... gorgeous! Hugs & bisous, Anita :)

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  12. Ardyth, you never cease to make me smile! This is gorgeous!!!

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  13. You play so well with watercolors! Love your take on the sketch!

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