Aussie notecard swap..
This year I am in an Aussie notecard swap, the first swap for January the theme is 'Hello birdie'. I thought as I am doing more things with paint now that I would try to paint a card so I gathered 3 pieces of watercolour card stock, thinking yep I will practice this to see how it goes. Well to my surprise all 3 turned out so I ended up with 3 cards.. I sent one off to my swap partner for this month Judith thinking I wonder what she will think? As this is all still feels very new to me but I so enjoy painting these little birds. (I just received an email saying she loved that I took my card making to a new level with my own art work.) I had done them on a ATC and in my art journal but for some reason had never thought to make them into a card.
The background is done with a baby wipe. I then used the mini well rounded stencil 6x6 by The Crafters workshop. I love this stencil I have used it heaps since I bought it. I painted the bird with Gesso, then again in yellow.. Went around the outside with a charcoal pencil and blended.. Drew the legs beak and wing on with a sharpie.. Then glued on a small button for the wing. Finished it off with the 'just for you' from Stampin up. This was really fun to do and know I will make more of these hmm maybe a blue bird or an owl next time..
I am going to enter this in the
Southern girls challenge New..
Well this is new for me to paint my cards so think that qualifies..
Have a great day
... Sandy this really wonnerful little birdee art!!
... i just adore it well done you and yes could see me having a go too, mm.. mm, think-thinking..
..ah so often do that think and dont do! ha! every blessing, Shaz in Ozx
Very cute idea Sandy! And a great chance to try something new! Thanks for playing with us at Southern Girls Challenge!ReplyDelete
These are fabulous Sandy, love that cute image too xxxReplyDelete
Hey Sandy, I love the little birdies on your watercolor cards, Cute Cute,ReplyDelete
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Gorgeous cards! That you painted them makes them even all the more special. I like that they are all similar yet different. I'm also impressed that your practice runs came out so well. Don't you love it when that happens?ReplyDelete
These are great. I love the backgrounds. Thanks for playing along at Southern Girls Challenge!ReplyDelete
~ DT Amy (CraftNerd)~