For my card project, I stamped the larger church 3 times with VersaFine Smokey Grey. Then I masked them and worked on the sky by blending Distress Inks to create the twilight scene. I punched out a circle mask for the moon and added colour with: Dusty Concord, Chipped Sapphire, Preserved Raspberry, Shaded Lilac, Milled Lavender and Victorian Velvet. I dotted some Stardust Stickles for the twinkling stars.
To ground the churches I blended earth tones: Frayed Burlap, Tea Dye, Old Paper and Antique Linen. With a coloured pencil I added added some grass. To finish the project, I added some highlights to the buildings with a white gel pen.
I coloured the building with Faber Castell Polychromo pencils. You can see from the close-up that I kept the blending loose and light for a sketchy look. You can take time to get a smooth blend ... but I was feeling particularly impatient on that day. :)
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I hope you liked this card. I had fun colouring it. My first time with Russian dolls and churches but I was pleasantly surprised at the end result. In about a week or so, I'll have another project for you showcasing stamps from the Babushka A5 stamp set by Chocolate Baroque.
My stomach flu is back! Urgh! Just when I thought I was getting better. But, being the greedy so-and-so that I am, I probably stuffed my face too soon. Anyway, back to the doctor I went for a finger wagging speech about what not to do! Sheesh!
Thank you so much for stopping by today, and for your continued support. I'll be around to visit you, so don't you worry. :)