Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Artist Trading Card / Faith Art

Artist Trading Card 2.5" x 3.5"

Good morning Paper Crafters!  Today I am sharing an Artist Trading Card (2.5" x 3.5") designed for the "Word Art Wednesday" challenge HERE.  Word Art Wednesday is a weekly challenge where Cass provides a free "word / phrase" art for your use in a project.   I used Impression Obsession clear stamp set "Home Sweet Nest".  Have you seen Impressions Obsession's new online store??  so much better than their old one! 

I created the background a while back ( I have a pile of them ready to go for ATC's).  But I think I used a spray ink and then lightly pounced on brown ink using a stencil brush.  Then distressed the edges with brown ink as well.  I stamped the nest directly on the background and then layered Copic colors (E23, E25, E59, and then E49).  I colored the eggs with watered down blue acrylic paint.  I stamped the bird on watercolor paper and colored with NeoColor Watercolor Crayons (brown #59 and blue #180).  I printed the word art and used chalk around the words, then inked the edges with brown ink.  I adhered both the word art and ATC to blue cardstock and trimed around the edges with deckled scissors.

Have a great day!



Word Art Wednesday - word art
Splitcoast Stampers - color challenge
Stampin' for the Weekend - anything goes

If you would like to play along with challenges, you can check out my list of links by clicking on the "Challenges" button along the top of my blog.

You can view all of my ATC's HERE
You can view more of my Faith Art HERE.


Hels Sheridan said...

stunning art Melissa, tis beautiful! Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

Patti J said...

Beautiful! Thanks for sharing...have a good day, dear friend :)

Rita said...

Hi Melissa. What a wonderful ATC. I love the colors and of course the sentiments. Happy Crafting Rita xxx

Karen Letchworth said...

WOW, Melisa! This is absolutely stunning. I just LOVE what you've done with the word art, and I'm so glad you were able to use it. It blesses us to see crafters enjoying the free word art. THanks for linking up and playing along at Word Art Wednesday. Your art is just lovely.
Karen L
Word Art Wednesday DT

craftieodmae said...

Wow Melisa, this is jaw dropping gorgeous! Love the design you used!

kiwimeskreations said...

Beautiful, Melisa - love the way the colours complement each other and the scripture just jumps out without overwhelming the bird.

kiwimeskreations said...

Hi Melisa, there is an award for you over on my blog.

Anonymous said...

This is sooo beautiful! The distressing and sentiment banner are fabulous!
Thanks for sharing with us this week at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Andrea said...

Such a beautiful card!
TFS with us this week :)

Marion said...

Great card. Thanks for sharing at AnnaBelles this week.

The Other Patti Sue said...

Absolutely gorgeous!Thanks so much for joining us at AnnaBelle Stamps!

Hels Sheridan said...

stunning ATC... love all the texture on this gorgeousness ... Thanks for joining in with the Sunday Stamper x

Hels Sheridan said...

...cor blimey, ignore me, I am going bonkers... have already commented... my laptop conked out and I thought it hadn't left the comment lol x

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