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Sunday, 7 May 2017

Welcome to Fairyland

Good morning folks, today I'm sharing one of the samples I made for Lesley's Spring Fairy shows on Hochanda. I love all the gorgeous stamps in the Chocolate Baroque range but I have to confess that the fairy stamps are a particular favourite so I really enjoyed making this project.


I began with some corrugated card, misted with water to remove the top laer and then applied white gesso roughly to the surface. Once that was dry I dripped acrylic paint in shades of blue and green here and there. To make the scene I stamped the two castles with black Stazon (the top one is from Magical Landscapes and the bottom one from Fantasy Castles). Next I painted in the background quite loosely using watered down acrylic paint, blotting the sky with a tissue to life some paint and create a cloudy effect. To make the waterfall I just continued straight down where the stamped image ends and added a mix of blue and green paint. Once that was all dry I added detail to the scene with coloured pencils and used a white pen to add detail to the waterfall. 



Next I stamped the fairy (from May Fairy and Pegasus (from April Fairy) and glittered the wings with some glamour dust. I glued the scene to the card and added some ribbon and embellishments to finish off. 

I'm entering this project in the following challenges:
Artistic Inspirations: Anything goes
Craft Rocket: Fantasy
The Corrosive Challenge: Anything goes
The Mixed Media World: Anything Mixed Media

Thanks so much for visiting today, hope to see you again soon
Claire xx



4 comments:

  1. Hi Claire
    A lovely creation. The colouring is terrific.
    Thanks for joining in at MAWTT.
    Best wishes.
    Ang x

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  2. Lovely scene. Love the Pegasus image.Thanks for playing along with our present challenge at Craft Rocket and good luck! Hope you will join us next month again.

    Hugs
    Alex
    *DT* Craft Rocket Challenges {#37 – Fantasy}
    *DT + Admin* Do-Al(l) Kreatives {#5 – Let your hearts speak}
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  3. Absolutely stunning Claire, thank you for entering the MAWTT Challenge xx Jackie DT x

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  4. nice work. Thanks for joining us at Craft Rocket Challenges. Good luck.
    Bye,Groetjes van Ine (DT)
    http://creaine-cards.blogspot.nl/

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