While making cards, working in my sketchbook, painting, or making collages I frequently spend time looking online at other people’s work. Especially now while I’m learning to color images with watercolor pencils, Faber-Castell, and Copic pens. The challenge I’ve given myself is two fold…(1) come up with my own style, which will take a bit of time but I know it will be a melding of the coloring process (which I love) and all the ephemera papers I’ve collected over the years. And (2) draw my own images, rather than be dependent all the time on stamps (more on this in a future post).
So to get started here is one of my newest cards – a Magnolia image set together with some wonderful scraps of papers I’ve collected: tempera paint splattered painting from children’s art camp given to me by a teacher and a tiny bit of Swedish text taken from a children’s hobby books I recently bought