Thursday, March 28, 2019

Mermaid Original

Hello Again,

For today I would like to play along with Sketch Saturday, Papercraft Challenge, Sunday Stamps and CASology. Here is my card for today, enjoy.

This gorgeous mermaid is from A Day for Daisies and is sponsoring Papercraft Challenges this week. I adore this image because of its artistic sketchy quality. I colored her using the color challenge from Sunday Stamps. The beautiful subtle colors seemed perfect for an ocean scene. 
The placement of the mermaid outside the scene looking in really enhances its design. Plus I grounded her on the sand for a bit of depth. The clouds and ocean are layering stamps from Hero Arts. I lightly sponged the sky using Cracked Pistachio, Peacock Feathers, and Sea Salt Distress Inks. I think the effect is just beautiful along with the stamped clouds really creates a realistic sky.
The sun sparkles along the ocean using Embossing powder and Wink of Stella. These layering stamps are outstanding. They make it so easy to create these wonderful scenes. I wanted to lightly shadow the mermaid's tail, skin, and hair to look like it was dimensional. I think it turned out fairly nicely.
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Thank you so much for stopping by and I do appreciate you taking time out of your busy day to spend time with me. I hope you all have a fantastic day and lots of good crafting vibes headed your way.



3 comments:

Lisa said...

what a dreamy scene Shawna, absolutely beautiful. thank you for sharing your card with us on the papercraft-challenges blog. Lisa xx

Heather said...

Such a beautiful mermaid! I love your image, and the gorgeous textured landscape you created - amazing mix of media to achieve such detail! Thanks so much for playing at Sunday Stamps!

Annette Elliott said...

Wow! I love all the details- its a master piece! Great sky, water, depth and colors! Beautious! Thanks for joining the fun at Sunday Stamps! Happy Friday!

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