Sunday, October 28, 2018

Nevermore

Autumn is here along with darkness, and Halloween is just around the corner - such a great opportunity to think of Edgar Allan Poe and make a card in honour of him. Poe is this week´s theme for the Sunday Postcard Art challenge, and I´ve made a card for it using rubber stamps from Red Lead, Crafty Individuals and Cherry Pie, inspired by Poe´s great poem "The Raven" of course.

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Alcohol Lift-Ink - First Attempts

Have you already tried the new Alcohol Lift-Ink pad? Here I have a few photos of my first attempts for you. You start by dripping several alcohol inks on a non-porous surface like Yupo paper, and then stamp on that background with a well cleaned stamp inked with that new ink. The stamp lifts up the ink and leaves a white print, and you can then print the colours left on your stamp on a porous surface (I used watercolour paper here) to get two lovely backgrounds in the end.

My detail photo below shows a further step that I tried on the dragonfly piece by overstamping with black archival ink - I love the shadow effect in my result.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Memoria

"Cena" is the name of my latest digital collage using Songbirdy´s new "Memoria" kits out now at MischiefCircus.com. It´s not clear if that bird of prey´s dinner is the fish or if that bird is dangerous to the woman on her night walk - what do you think?

Sunday, October 07, 2018

Into the Woods

We´ve had a wonderful day today with sunlight that gave the yellow and red leaves a beautiful glow against an incredible blue sky, and it felt a bit like the last day of summer - but it´s definitely autumn now. In the woods and even on the streets you see squirrels hoarding acorns and chestnuts, and I love watching them. So here´s my card for this week´s Sunday Postcard Art challenge themed "Into the Woods", and I can´t wait to see your own interpretation of that theme and hope you´ll share it with us.

Wednesday, October 03, 2018

Requiem

Summer is definitely gone now, and on dark and rainy days your thoughts may go on trips that aren´t always delightful. But if you´re like me, you tend to see the beauty in darkness and feel attracted by dark art. So for me, Beth Todd´s new Songbirdy kits called "Requiem" came in handy to start the season ...