Ocean Vibes with Spectrum Noir

3 Jul 2019

 

Hi everyone, today I would like to show you this fun card project for which I used the recent Studio Light Caribbean Sea stamp collection. All the images are coloured with the use of the vibrant Spectrum Noir Aqua Markers.

 

 

Step 1:

I stamped the images I wanted to use from the Studio Light stamp sets STAMPSL383 and STAMPSL385 onto Strathmore Bristol Smooth Surface paper using Versafine “Onyx Black” ink and I clear heat embossed afterwards.

Then I coloured the images using the following Spectrum Noir Aqua Marker colours: for the lighthouse: Scarlet, Burgundy, Yellow, Charcoal and Black; for the walrus: Terracotta, Chocolate and Charcoal; for the sea turtle: Olive, Moss and Verdant Green; for the sea shell: Peach and Slate. Around the images I used the colours that I will use later on for the sky and the sand: Tan and Aquamarine. I coloured with these markers in combination with an aqua brush and I applied the colour directly to the paper fading it out with the aqua brush working in small area’s at a time. I added a couple of highlights using a white Gelly Roll pen.

 

When the colouring was done I fussy cut the images leaving a small border.

 

All of Spectrum Noir Aqua Marker colours I used on today’s project are from the following sets: Essentials, Primary and Botanicals.

 

 

Step 2:

Next I die cut the panel I’m going to adhere the coloured images to using the left hand smallest shape in the Studio Light Cutting & Embossing die set STENCILSL199 from the same Bristol paper I used before.


On this panel I stamped the sea waves and the dotted line from the STAMPSL385 stamp set used before as well as the sentiment from the STAMPSL383 also used before, using the same black ink and clear heat embossing afterwards. I coloured the sea part with Spectrum Noir Aqua Marker Navy, and the sand and sky parts with Tan and Aquamarine.

 

I decided where my turtle should go and stamped the sea waves on him as well and then cut his lower part of. I also added some white Gelly Roll pen to the waves to make them look more dimensional.

 

 

Step 3:

 

Then I die cut all the other elements from the STENCILSL199 die set using crème coloured linen textured card stock and matching dark red card stock.

 

To put this card together I adhered some red/white bakers twine through the holes in the largest panel. Then I adhered the two layers on top, onto each other, using liquid glue and then I adhered these combinations to the base card using one millimetre thick foam tape.

 

And to finish the card I adhered the light house, the sea shell and the turtle to the background using liquid glue and the walrus using one millimetre thick foam tape.    

 

Detail picture:

 

 

And that’s it for today’s fun little project! I wish you a creative day!

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