The April challenge at So Suzy Stamps is…Birthday!

Challenge April 2015

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This is an experimental artist trading card for a swap.  The idea was to create a postcard with an obvious atc area as part of it…cut down on costs, but >obviously< there will be less embellishments.

I had a really difficult time getting this to photograph well…did my best.  You will notice a few different settings!

This doesn’t follow the birthday theme because I used the dragonfly stamp from last month!  Last month I created an art journal and the first page used this stamp.

 

Details:

  1. Postcard Base:  Product packaging, 4 x 6.
  2. First Layer:  Black Bazzill cardstock.  3.5 x 2.5 rectangle created with Versamark pen and clear embellishment powder.  This outlines the atc so people know where to cut.
  3. Image:  So Suzy Stamps – Dragonfly.  I took an svg file and created a stencil with my Silhouette Cameo.  I then used Nupastels (bright pink, 2 oranges, and red) to create the color and blended with my finger with the stencil in place.  Then I sprayed the entire postcard with Aleene’s Spray Acrylic Sealer to set the pastels and waited for it to dry.  Next, I placed the cleaned stencil over the dragonfly.  Using the stencil as a guide I stamped the dragonfly again (inked with Hero Arts – Unicorn).  I then used clear embossing powder on the white.

Submitted:

  1. Art by Miran
  2. Craft Your Passion
  3. Crafting From the Heart
  4. Creative Fingers
  5. Not Just Cards

Goodies:


Craftisan Studios Brass Dog

 What's the Deal with the Dog?

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2 thoughts on “Dragonfly on Black Postcard ATC

    • Glad you like it! I was so much fun to play around with the stamp and the SVG file.

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