Saturday, February 6, 2021

Birds of Paradise

     This card was primary created with The Stamps of Life products. I coupled Birds 2 Stamp with Tropical 2 Stamp, two stamp and die sets.

     I took a sheet of Echo Park's Paradise Beach from a 6 x 6 pad and folded it into an impossible card. I added brown paper underneath the design to give it a firmer base.

     I used my flower shaping kit to make the flowers and leaves 3-D. 

     The birds are colored with Copic markers. I used a technique that I learned years ago. It is so quick. I chose 2 colors B56 and CG2 (a stray Spectrum Noir marker that I got free in a class years ago) and flicked in from opposite directions. I'm not sure I am particularly satisfied with my coloring on the bird in the lower right corner, but the other 2 are OK. I alway say, "I'm not that great of a colorist, but I color well enough to make myself happy."

Materials List:

     Card Stock: My Colors - Expresso Bean
     Patterned Paper: Echo Park - Paradise Beach
     Stamps/Dies: The Stamps of Life - Birds 2 Stamp
                                                              Tropical 2 Stamp
     Ink: Momento - Tuxedo Black
     Copics: Y11, 15, 17
                  YR21, 23, 27
     Spectrum Noir - CG2

1 comment:

  1. So fun and in such wonderful colors. Cute birds and pretty tropical flowers.