25. Oktober 2017

Let's get spooky

A few days ago I received a beautiful Halloween card made by my sweet crafty friend Tina. You can take a look at it here  And she sent also some cute critters, such adorable bunnies in Halloween costumes, bats and ghosts.

I had to make a card and it had to be a night scene with a big moon, because I want the bunny in the bat costume flying across the sky. For the background I used my watercolor pans and created a nightsky with those colorful aurora borealis (or northern lights). I used lots of water and let the colors flow and mix with each other. I let it dry thouroughly - helped a little bit with a heat gun, because I am an impatient crafter *lol - then I spritzed it with silver watercolor paint.

The moon is made with distress inks. I needed a real pale yellow and light grey shadows around the edges. Distress Inks worked great, but I used a very light hand when blending. Then I spitzed on some violet watercolor too. 

I searched for a cute sentiment to match the scene and stamped it with one of my alphabet stamps sets and wrote a part myself (not quited satisfied with that part).

Lieben Dank fürs Vorbeischauen ❤ thanks for stopping by ❤
habt einen tollen Tag und bis bald,   have a great day

Material / supplies:
  • Papier / paper: XL Aquarell von Canson, Vellum by Hahnemühle
  • Stempel / stamps: "Hoppy Halloween" digi stamps by Isabel Cristina Stamps (etsy);"Calli letters" by Mama Elephant 
  • Stempelkissen / ink pads: "deep sea" lawn fawndamentals premium dye ink by Lawn Fawn
  • Distress Inks:  hickory smoke, squeezed lemonade by Ranger
  • Farbe/ color: Copic Marker, watercolor pans by White Nights,
    "silver" watercolor pan by Kuretake Gansai 
  • Sonstiges/ misc: Embossing Powder white von Hero Arts
    Nuvo Jewel Drops by Tonic Studios

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