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Monday, 19 August 2013

Gothic Angels in Purple and Blues (by Shirley)

Hello everyone

I have a couple more cards today that feature the Angel in the stain glass window from the beautiful new Gothic Angels set.


I created the background with Victorian Velvet and Seedless Preserves Distress Inks using the Acrylic Block technique.   I stamped the Gothic letters from Gothic Angels and a Fragment from Gothic Fragments with Seedless Preserves, spritzed with a little water on the ink before stamping.

I added the brick using a stencil and molding paste.  When dry I coloured over the bricks again with the Distress Inks and added a little silver Inka Gold.

The Angel and window were coloured with Prisma Pencils.   I added glitter to her dress and wings.   I attached a gothic style key that was hanging out in my stash and sheer silver ribbon to finish off the card.



I used the Acrylic Block Technique as described by Glenda in a recent Monday Mojo tutorial for the background below:

 
The acrylic block that I used has wavy edges and left marks that you can see on the above background.   I used Peacock Feathers Distress Ink on the block.   When dry,  I blended a little Vintage Photo around the edges which I distressed.   I also added the same ink to the lace.    I stamped one of the fragment windows from Gothic Fragments a couple of times after spritzing water onto the inked stamp.   

I coloured the angel and window with Prisma Pencils.  Yuletide Greetings is also from Gothic Angels.    

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day,
Shirley

4 comments:

  1. Very dramatic & very beautiful. Your colouring of the angels is superb.

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  2. I love the first in particular - the combination of the script with the brickwork background plus the Gothic Fragment provides a lovely foil for the striking image. The way you coloured the stones is beautiful & she really glows. Remarkable how different the effect in the second sample with the brown bricks & I particularly like the way you brought out the earth of the browns in your warm green stained glass window.
    Paula (PEP)

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  3. So great these colourcombinations! Would not be able to say wich one I like best... Inky greetings, Gerrina

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  4. Shirley, these two are absolutely beautiful! Your coloring is perfect!
    Hugs, Clare :)

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