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Bister landscape

bister landscape Heather Telford

If your creating goes anything like mine you probably end up with multiple experiments scattered across your work space. After playing with bister, the green, blue and yellow powders in particular, I ended up with three extra panels, some dark, some light. The patterns and colours just called out to be made into a landscape using the new triple tree die from Penny Black. The die is called ‘in the winter’ but I know it is going to be handy all year round. I die cut the same hillside of trees from each panel then snipped off the trees I didn’t need so I could have the distant trees peeping out between the mid ground trees. I painted a new panel for the sky using just blue bister which I diluted so the trees would stand out against it.

Now that I have used up those stray scraps of bistered beauty; it’s time to play with some brusho. Stay tuned.

Supplies:
Dies: In the winter (PB)
Inks:  Bister
Cardstock: Hot & Cold Pressed Canson

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11 Comments on “Bister landscape”

  1. Lindsey says:

    A beautiful landscape card! You are so talented with the bister powders.

  2. craftytreen says:

    just when I think I have every die a person could use…… you come up with another fabulous one. I love these trees. and you don’t have to mask them. great card. I always love your work!

  3. This is so beautiful! I am looking forward to seeing what you do with the Brushos, they are the ones I have! I need inspiration! xxx

  4. Bonnie says:

    This background screams landscape! Love how the die cut trees fit in so perfectly!

  5. Elizabeth says:

    A beautiful card, Heather. I like the way you have combined your backgrounds to achieve the landscape scene – lovely!

  6. thepaperbaker says:

    Stunning!! LOVE the blended colors & trees 😉

  7. Pat says:

    Super background incorporating the bister in those lovely colours Heather and the lovely blue sky against which the die cut trees sit so prettily.

  8. Jan Thomas says:

    love what you do with Bister, another great card.

  9. Mary says:

    Beautiful. What is bister?

  10. Neha says:

    Wonderful landscape. Magically beautiful.


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