My husband was in need of a guy congrats so I created this fox scene to help him out. The bg is a print on white copy paper text vellum of one of the 18 Notable Ink gel prints, that I massaged in my photo editing software to get the orange/browns for a winter look (original is more russet sunset/yellow). Using both positive and negative of a 3″ circle mask I sponged the edges in dark red and light gray to create focal. Added 4 stamps in varying shapes and colors to create half wreath. Sponged grounding, hill and mountain in dark gray using stencils with stencil brush. Fox is a silhouette stamp that I pressed in dark red ink pad then smeared edges in black ink pad and stamped. The red was translucent so I water colored in the red of my shimmer pots. Sentiment is Silhouette cut then curved and attached. Added Quickie Glue pen dots and silver glitter around wreath. Before attaching to a white cs base I tried a new technique to outer edge. After dipping water coloring paint brush in my purple pot I smeared the liquid on my glass mat and spritzed with even more water to get a bright but not vibrant color. Then used my domed sponge dauber to add color around piece, while still wet on dauber I dipped into a few drops of glycerin then sponged to smooth out color. This worked perfectly on my copy paper and washed right off the dauber with clean water.
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