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Friday, 16 January 2015

Ophelia by Doreen

Hello to you all, I am sharing sample made from the new stamps that have just been released.

I have made this using Stampbord....I started by inking the stampbord with distress ink then using Black Archival ink, stamped the image "Ophelia"over the top. When dry I then got a Scratch Knife and started to scratchaway where I thought the highlights should be. This was then matted onto some black card.
I really enjoyed doing this it was my first time but have done many more since.


7 comments:

  1. Lovely, I really must use my Stampbord stash!

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  2. And it is a beautiful sample! Love the highlights in white!

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  3. A very interesting technique. I love the aqua colour.

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  4. Your use of the blue with the black plus the white detailing of the stampbord reminds me of Wedgwood Jasper Ware. She's very striking presented in this way & I particularly like the effect you created with your detailing of her hair.
    Paula (PEP)

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  5. I have never used Stampbord, but this is very effective

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  6. How lovely and bright and the stampbord scratched back for the highlights is just wonderful. x

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  7. This image lends itself beautifully to be used with the Stampbord. Lovely highlighting Doreen. I always find doing the scratchwork very theraputic ;-)

    Hugs
    Lesley Xx

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