The title of today’s challenge is Mixed Media. I believe that can be a variety of things. To me, it means different techniques, and layers. So I have a couple of layers and a little different technique.
I will confess up front that I used the old group of pigment colors and not the new ones. I thought they were the same just in different packaging. Silly me!!! Oh Well! My bit of an odd “technique” could also be called “saving a mess!” I used Shimmery White card stock and wet it thoroughly with an aqua painter. I then sprinkled the pigment powder on the wet surface. Unfortunately, I had been overzealous with the water!! It was in little puddles. So I took two different regular white card stock pieces that were handy and layer them, one at a time, on top of the mess. When I picked them up, the results were very good. This is the second piece I played over top of the mess. It is a tad lighter, but I like the look I got. So the moral of this story is…..don’t give up on your “messes” ! 🙂
After my background dried, I stamped the birds and smaller sailboat on it with Gray Granite Ink. I also stamped the larger one in the same ink but on a scrap piece of paper. I then used the matching die set to cut out the larger boat and the Ships’s wheel.
For more texture and layers, I added the Burlap Ribbon and the White Flax Ribbon in two strips at the bottom section of the card. The stamped piece is raised with Stampin’ Dimensionals. I also added one of the metallic pearls to the center of the ship’s wheel. I did not like the hole that is i the center showing.
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