Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Inspired by our holidays

In August, we had a family week in Cornwall, and in September Mark and I had a long weekend on the Isles of Scilly. In both places, one of the characteristic sights is the bright blue balls of agapanthus flowers with the coast in the background. I have tried to re-create this feeling in a card.

The subtle mini-landscape was made by masking the area, lightly sketching with watercolour pencils then blending gently with a water brush. After drying, I added some grass and birds with markers, and stamped the agapanthus flowers.

I'm joining in with:

Addicted to Stamps and More #69 - Clean and Simple
Addicted to CAS #25 - One layer


sandie said...

gorgeous mini llandscape-lovely CAS card. Thanks for joining us at ATSM

Deborah Frings said...

I think this is fab! So serene and restful! Love the subtle shading for the background. Thanks so much for playing along with ASM this weeK!

Vicki Dutcher said...

So pretty with the offset scene~ Thanks for joining in with ATCAS!

Kylie said...

Stunning stamping to create the perfect one layer card! Thanks so much for playing along at ATSM and ATCAS xx

Sue said...

This is so soft and serene, beautiful CAS card! Thank you for joining us at ATCAS.