Wednesday, July 4, 2007
Forest Chapel with Cracked Glass
This is another one of the cards I designed for the unveiling of for the new Thomas Kinkade gallery over at Cornish Heritage Farms. While the majority of the cards I have made with these beautiful stamps are monochromatic, I decided to color this particular image. After coloring this image with Prismacolor pencils, which was stamped onto vanilla card stock with brown ink, I generously applied 3 layers of Glassy Glaze, froze it, and cracked it. It is so beautiful is real life. The glaze mutes the colors in such a way that it unites them beautifully. The coloring on this sample took about 15 minutes for those of you who think that it might take hours to do so. Also, I found that applying the color very lightly, in lazy circles, was the ticket, then laying down additional color if necessary. The celery layer was stamped tone on tone with the Rice Paper Backgrounder, also by Cornish Heritage Farms. The sentiment, also by Thomas Kinkade, was stamped onto the vanilla using the Stamp a Majig. A bit of double ribbon, brads, and the beautiful cracked glass makes for a very simple, elegant card.
Supplies: Stamps: Forest Chapel Vignette, Blessed are Those, Rice Paper Backgrounder, Inks: StazOn Timber Brown, Certainly Celery, Paper: Certainly Celery, Very Vanilla, Old Olive, Chocolate Chip, Accessories: Mini brads, Organdy Ribbon, Grosgrain Ribbon, Glassy Glaze, Heat tool, Dimensionals