Monday, April 15, 2019

The Flower Challenge #31 - Sketch Reminder

Hello again! 

I'm popping in to share my DT card for the current The Flower Challenge #31! It's already time for a reminder post! We're having a sketch challenge this month! 

I used highlight coloring technique to represent the rectangles of the sketch in my card. As the main image I chose the beautiful floral cluster from  At Grace (40-680) cling stamp set by Penny Black. 

First I did heat embossing the image on a Canson Bristol Vellum panel in silver. I added watercolor wash in the background using blue and purple DI and splattered the same colors along with dark blue and white ink.
I left the stamp in the MISTI tool and stamped the image two more times again on Canson Mixed Media paper. I stamped the flowers in Broken China DI and added darker shade using Tombow brush markers. I scribbled the base part of the flower of the stamp with the markers and spritzed pearlized water on it. I repeated the process until I was happy with the result.

I stamped three more extra flowers, this time using Shaded Lilac DI first and added darker shade using Tombow brush markers. I fussy cut the flowers and set them aside. 

I then cut each stamped panel in the rectangle shape shown in the sketch. I cut two more rectangle panels from some white cardstock, slightly larger than the rectangle panels I cut from the stamped panel. I inked the border of the rectangles using Blueprint Sketch DI and adhered them as a mat under the stamped rectangles. The sentiment is from Flower Teddy (30-543) set by Penny Black. I stamped it in a black pigment ink and clear heat embossed it.

I mounted the background panel with the silver heat embossed image on a white cardbase. The rectangle panels were then foam mounted on it while aligning the images. I then added the three solo flowers and some iridescent sequins to finish off the card. 

That was my reminder card for our sketch challenge!

Please don't forget to stop by The Flower Challenge blog to get more inspiration from my team mates! I'd love to see your creations in our gallery!

Have a happy week!


Betty said...

just beautiful - love the colors you used and such a wonderful interpretation of the sketch!

Pat said...

This is a fabulous card TaeEun and I love the way you have designed all the layers so when cut the flower and leave design matches up, and the silver embossing and soft colouring with the splattering looks perfect as the base layer. x

Jen said...

Beautiful and delicate!

Shona Chambers said...

This is so beautiful and love how you were inspired by the sketch. I found this one really hard but it would seem it didn't stop you from creating something spectacular!!

Jill said...

This is certainly a beauty in blue! I love the layers you've added and the way you've interpreted the sketch! Thanks for sharing your creativity with Penny Black products. You rock!

Em said...

I love this card and keep "studying" it. I will have to try this technique following your narrative closely as it still is not quite obvious to me how to get that look. Your work always fascinates me.

Ericka Strange said...

This is gorgeous TaeEun and I love your take on the sketch with this beautiful background and the highlight coloring. So stunning!

Karen Dunbrook said...

this is just so stunning as all your works of art the look.
xx Karen

Maria Rodriguez. said...

I'm always wishing I could do a watercolor wash like you did on this amazing card TaeEun, love the silver touches peeking out from behind this gorgeous flowers.
Awesome card!!!

Bobby said...

You lost me in explaining how you did this, TaeEun, but I'd rather just gaze at its beauty instead of understanding the inner workings. ;)

Viv said...

Just completely stunning TaeEun! I love everything about this card...gorgeous!! ;) hugs Viv xx

Judi said...

This card is exquisite. Such talent.