Homeward

I have some more scenic stamping to share and without meaning to I have used an autumn colour scheme. Fall is going to come too soon as it is I didn’t mean to hurry it along!

When creating my previous scenic cards I stamped and painted the trees and scenery first, clear embossed them and added the ground, sea and sky last. For this scene I painted the sky first then stamped over it. I used weathered wood, stormy sky, and fossilized amber inks to fill the panel and create the look of sunset or sunrise in the background. I kept the colour very pale and diluted at the bottom of the panel as I knew stamping would cover the foreground anyway.

I dried the panel before putting it in a stamp positioner to create the scene. I inked the base of the stamp with fossilized amber and along the horizon with rusty hinge distress ink. The tree trunk, branches and the fence I inked with ground espresso and black soot markers. The foliage is a mix of vintage photo and rusty hinge ink. I used rusty hinge to paint a foreground rise also.

Believe it or not there I still have more stamped scenes to show you. I will probably toss a floral into the mix here and there too as I did this week. I’m not quite ready to be showing you Christmas cards yet but it won’t be long!

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6 Comments on “Homeward”

  1. Verna Angerhofer says:

    This is so very beautiful! I love the Autumn leaves and foliage on this scene.

  2. Ellibelle says:

    It’s beautiful! I need to get this stamp!

  3. Good Evening dear Heather,

    The foreground center shading on the tree, the background with bright yellow, and the side barrier, made it look so professional and very realistic and natural.
    Great job.
    Regards and blessings
    Uma

  4. Pat says:

    What a very beautiful and atmospheric scene Heather and I love the autumnal colours you have used, and it looks as though it could be the outback too. x

  5. Lagene says:

    Yes, it puts you in the fall mood. Actually I’ve noticed theis week that the days are getting shorter! It won’t be long now.

  6. Jan Pignanelli says:

    This is so beautiful, Heather! You’ve brought out the best of autumn in those colors, just gorgeous!


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