Yes it’s that time of the month again! Time for a Creative challenge at Lavinia stamps. Congratulations to last month’s winner . Up for grabs this month is £40 of LS vouchers. The new theme is ‘ If you go down to the woods’ … A wonderful theme !
For today’s inspiration I show that all you need is one branch to create a forest!
To create this picture I used the following stamps:
Like in the previous posts I began by creating an ink spray print. This was done by spraying a selection of ink sprays on to white card ( some with mica) yellow, green, pink. Spray with water, then press a blank piece of dry card on top and pull apart. The ink will leave two prints which when dry I cut down and use as a background.
Depending on the direction of the light the colour changes because of the mica. This gives a green haze. The next stage is to stamp using black ink. I also used a black pen to link up the branches with some free hand drawing.
The next step was to mask out a hill in the foreground and paint in detail using distress oxide ink and make up brushes. When this was dry I dotted some colour on top using paint pens which is basically opaque acrylic ink.
I then stamped and coloured the berries and added some gold sparkle to the lunar buds and some purple glitter here and there.
The close ups:
Don’t forget to check out the fabulous samples from the rest of the team for more inspiration and of course our friendly Facebook group
Good luck in the challenge!
10 thoughts on “Forest fruits”
Much appreciated! X
Thank you! X
Wonderful depth and mystery with only a few supplies! Thank you for your tutorial!
Thank you! Much appreciated! X
Gorgeous Lisa!!! Wonderful as usual, and very cleverly done 🙂 Corinne X
Many thanks Corinne! Xx
Beautiful as always x
Very kind Elaine . Thank you x