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On this card, I stamped the Dragonfly image on the base card (Lavendar Lace) and used the Lavendar Lace pastel to color the image. On So Saffron, I stamped the Grass image and used Old Olive and Lavendar Lace pastels to color it. Doesn't the image just pop out. WOW!! I used Not Quite Navy and Old Olive as the background layers. On the bottom I stamped the quote on So Saffron, colored it with Not Quite Navy pastel and punched it out with the Modern Label. I stamped Confucius name on the base and used Not Quite Navy to color it. These pastels make the images glow with color and I love the effect it has on words.
I really really love this card. It turned out way better than I expected. I used the following color combination (from the Color Wheel).
Sage Shadow (base)
Bravo Burgundy (bottom layer)
Pretty in Pink (middle layer)
Whisper White (image layer)
I used Sage Shadow and Bravo Burgundy to color the image.
On the bottom of the card I stamped the quote and colored it with Bravo Burgundy.
All you really can say is WOW!!
This card was so simple to make. The best part about pastels is that you have all 48 colors to work with. Its a must have when first starting out. I can't believe I waited this long to really use them.
For those of you that don't know the technique, here are the directions.
- Stamped the image with Versamark.
- Using a sponge dauber (you can purchase these through SU), color the image with the pastels.
- Blow of the excess powder.
- You're done. Sit back and admire.
Have a wonderful day.