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Tuesday, 25 November 2014

vroom, vroom.....

So this time I'm back with a card that is created with Claritystamp stamps and stencils. I bought the motorcycle stamp recently and was itching to use it. I needed to make a male birthday card and I thought that this would be the right time to use it.


So I started by stamping the Harley in black archival and clear embossing it. I then masked it and got to work with the brick wall stencil. I masked off the arch and the floor area and also the bike.
Using the clarity brushes and various brown distress inks, I blended them through stencil. i added some texture over bricks by stamping in aged mahogany with a texture sponge. I also darkened area around arch as this creates depth and makes it look rounded. 

                     

For the ground I used the chess stencil and pumice stone distress ink after masking off the brick wall area.
Then it was time for the scene inside the arch. I put a sun mask and masked off the brick area and inked the sky again with the brushes. Then using a strip of torn copy paper i set about inking in the fields. 
The trees, fences etc are all stamped in black archival.


Finally I inked the sun and then coloured in the Harley using Spectrum Noir pencils. I used a silver sakura pen for the metallic areas and used glossy accents over the red areas. It is really difficult to see in pics although i tried various angles.


I hope you like my make, Theresa xx

I would like to enter this card in the following challenges:

Fantastic Tuesday - anything goes with a twist - add a tree or two
TTCRD - anything goes




16 comments:

  1. Fab card what a clever idea to put the arch in the wall love the shading brill man card x

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  2. Love it!! Fabulous card and image, but I just love that background!!!
    Thanks for joining the TTCRD challenges.
    Hugs,Sandra

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  3. Brilliant design Theresa. Wonderful ececution Love it. Xxx

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  4. Theresa, this is fantastic and so much work. Great use of the Clarity stamps and stencils and perfect for our Travel Challenge. Hugs...Jo. X

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  5. Theresa I love this card, its a WOW in my books. Has a 50's feel to it too. xxx Good Luck with our Challenge. Sam xx

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    1. thank you so much Sam. i wanted it to look somewhat retro xx

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  6. Theresa I will give you that secret ingredient if you tell me how you got your Gelli Prints in the Background of your Blog, they look great. x

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