Thursday, 2 July 2015

CC&S #131: Colours and LIM #230: Sketch

Busy week so quick post from me today! Jane is our hostess for the challanges at CAS Colours and Sketches this month and we have a lovely summery set of colours to start us off. They reminded me of cornfields/sand & sea/sky so have gone down that route and created a little sunset scene.



By masking off areas of my rounded cardstock one at a time I have blended inks to create the basic landscape. I then used a watercolour brush to give some depth to the scene by creating a few shadows and textures. The meadow in the foreground has been stamped with two colours using different parts of the same stamp.


The sentiment has been die-cut and the negative placed over a piece of rounded cardstock coloured with the same ink that I used for the sun. The butterfly has been die cut from a spare piece of the same cardstock using the same die and mounted slightly off the edge of the main image.


When searching for inspiration I came across this wonderfully uncomplicated sketch at Less Is More #230. I thought it would suit the design I had in mind so would like to enter it into their challenge too.


Supplies Used:
Inks: Amethyst & Turquoise (Versacolor) and Toffee Crunch (Memento)
Stamp: Wild Meadow (IndigoBlu)
Die: Happy Birthday (free with a copy of Papercraft Essentials)
Snippets: White linen cardstock

Thanks for visiting. Look forward to seeing your entries!
Stef x

8 comments:

  1. Love the simple but clever design!

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  2. A beautiful, pretty and elegant scene teamed with the sketch looks fantastic. Thanks so much for sharing and taking part.
    Sarah xx
    Less is More

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  3. Fabulous! Love the little scene you created and the colours look so pretty.

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  4. I like how you have used the scene in a CAS design, great way to have the best of both! Lovely, so soft and pretty too
    Louise x

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  5. What a pretty scene you created!
    Thanks for joining us this week
    Anne
    Less is More

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  6. Oh, how pretty are these colours. Great scene and works brilliantly with our sketch.
    Thanks for sharing with us.
    Anita x
    Less is More

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  7. You've created a wonderful little scene here! Great job combining the two challenges!

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  8. I love the little scene you've created Stef! Just gorgeous! :)
    Lizy xx

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