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Tuesday, 16 December 2014

Zentangle Seahorses and F is for Fish (by Debbie)

Good morning.
 I have been having great fun with these under the water themed stamps.
For my first card I started with a blank piece of card and stamped the seahorses then
drew the wavy lines around them with gel pens.
I zentangled with the gel and glitter pens filling in between the lines to resemble waves.
It took a few hours to fill the lines but was very therapeutic. When I stood back and looked at the card the Seahorses disappeared into the background so I drew around them with a charcoal pencil and smudged it.
For my next card I found in an old dictionary and took out the page with the words fish on.
I stamped with Black Versafine and clear embossing powder and coloured the fish with pencils, again thoroughly enjoying the time spent filling in the details.
I outlined the fish with the charcoal pencil so they stood out from the words.
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  1. More lovely seahorses! I love how you have done the waves

  2. Super! Zwei schöne originelle Karten.
    Fantastische Ideen mit den Hintergründen. Großartig !

    Schöne Adventsgrüße

  3. Both are lovely but my favourite is the fishes one :-)


  4. Your tangled sparkly waves are such a super idea in the first. The matting of the main panel & the sentiment compliment one another plus the whole colour scheme & I love the effect of the charcoal outlining in both projects. The bright colours of your fish in the second card really combined with the charcoal edging make them very 3D.
    Paula (PEP)

  5. Both gorgeous - I'm loving this stamp set :)

  6. Love the page from the dictionary

  7. Gorgeous cards I love all the zentangling
    Jackie x

  8. What a great way to make the background with the gel/glitterpens! A super card!


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