Saturday, 30 January 2016

Woodland Scenery

Happy Saturday!

This morning I am playing along with the Inspiration Challenge at Splitcoast where we are being inspired by the China Online Museum.
Here is the lovely painting that I used as inspiration:

lin-fengmian- Mountain Forest


I began with a piece of heavy watercolor paper I got from a friend so not sure what the weight is.
Using my MISTI, I inked the trees stamp from Mark's Finest by coloring it with Memento and Crayola markers.  After spraying with a generous amount of water, I stamped, added more colour, sprayed with water and stamped again.  The rest is a watercolor wash.
I cut the piece into panels and pop-dot mounted it to my card front.
I stamped the sentiment from Paper Smooches under one of the panels.

Adding my card to these challenges:

Simon Says- ANYTHING GOES

Little Red Wagon- THEY SAY IT'S YOUR BIRTHDAY

Just Add Ink- JUST ADD NATURE 

Crafty Girls- ANYTHING GOES

Addicted to CAS- HOLIDAY
 

Thanks so much for coming by and taking a look

Supplies:  stamps- Mark's Finest, Paper Smooches/ watercolor paints/ Memento and Crayola markers/ pop dots/ watercolour paper/ Mini Mister

20 comments:

  1. So artistically gorgeous Karen!! :)

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  2. I love this card and pinned it as I do most of yours:) I tried your woodgrain backgrounds technique on 3 cards posted this week. Take a look here: http://karenskreativekards.blogspot.com/

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  3. OMG Karen...Gorgeous watercolored forest scene :-) I Love how you cut your scene into 3 panels and only added a sentiment. TFS my friend.

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  4. So very beautiful. I love scene cards and this watercolor design is gorgeous!

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  5. Lovely card, Karen! I adore the design. Thanks for joining us at Little Red Wagon.

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  6. Absolutely stunning watercolor, and I love the layout!
    Chris R.

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  7. LOVE these watercolour and layered trees Karen. So pretty!! xx

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  8. Absolutely gorgeous card, Karen! I love how you split the scene into uneven panels, and your watercolor effect is stunning! Thanks so much for playing along with us this week at ATSM!

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  9. This is really cool. You are so creative with the techniques!

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  10. Another simply awesome creation Karen. Love your take on the inspiration photo. I too love the 3 different panels. Great touch.

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  11. Awesome! Love your watercolor effect! Thank you for sharing at ATSM.

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  12. A beautiful card Karen, I love the triptych with gorgeous water colouring!!
    hugs
    Heather xx
    Thanks so much for joining us with Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

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  13. I love the way you broke up your beautiful water coloured scene into panels Jan! It adds a lot of interest to the simple scene. Thanks for joining us at Just Add Ink this week.

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  14. Your card is absolutely gorgeous! I love the three panel design and I am going to have this on my radar for one of my next cards. I love the layout! Thank you very much for taking part in our ATSM challenge. Creative regards from stempelfrida

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  15. Love your card, fabulous panels.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge.

    Jo x

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  16. Oh wow, this looks amazing! I love the way your panels don't line up. Thanks for sharing with us at Just Add Ink.

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  17. Fabulous, Karen. I'd say you have the water spritzing technique down. I tend to get either too much or too little. The colors blend just perfectly on this card.

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