Tuesday, August 9, 2011

Glittery "Garden Of Nautilus" Another Beautiful Digi Image ;)

Hi everyone,
 It has been raining here in Florida for 2 days straight ... perfect for staying in and crafting ;)  I finished the image I was working on for a wonderful friend who just had a brand new healthy baby boy.  I thought this one from Diana Martin Studio was perfect it is titled " Garden of Nautilus Mermaid".  I love how she captured the love between the mother and baby.  You can find more of her great images and artwork here http://www.etsy.com/shop/DianaMartinStudio?ref=seller_info.  Now for the details.

~The Details~
First I sprayed the image with some fixative because I noticed that even though I am using HP ink it was still bleeding a little ... but I do a lot of blending so that could have something to do with it.  I colored the image with my pearlescent chalks and colored pencils blending well.  After that I applied my glitter colors.  I didn't pay attention to the colors I used in this one I just grabbed quite a few different ones from my glitter stash.  I did use the smooch accents for the bottom of the scene and the shells and her jewelry.  I added half pearls and rhinestones to her hair and jewelry to finish the image. I layered several different papers (the light green one I made with my tattered angels sprays) and put some ribbon with flowers behind the image for this card. The little plaque on the bottom says "I will love you forever"  I thought this went well and finished the card off nicely.  Hope you like it and thanks for looking at my latest glittery creation ;)

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