Wednesday, 29 June 2011
The spooky heart card
The background is a piece from the "paint palette" page in Tim Holtz's Crowded Attic card stack. I used my finger to rub white acrylic paint on it, making it thicker on the left edge and thinner as I moved right, until the paint stopped around 2/3 of the way across. I then applied Fired Brick distress ink around the edges.
The central heart was stamped and masked, then the other two hearts were stamped. All 3 were coloured with a red promarker and I dripped alcohol ink blending solution onto the central heart to make it's colour bleed out. I masked off the area around the heart and stamped the image onto it. The phrenology head was coloured yellow (somehow - I forget what I did, lol) and then Fired Brick was sponged onto it. The eyes were highlighted with a white pen. Elements were edged with a warm grey promarker and the mat was coloured with the same pen. That's about it! I didn't realise it was so complicated until I sat down to type this, lol!