Magnolia Blossoms

I have teamed up with the Foiled Fox again to bring you these pretty purple blooms made with My Favorite Things, ‘magnolia blossoms’ stamp set. The set contains two stamps; I have used one, stamped three times. To hide one bloom behind another I stamped a mask first on masking paper. I worked on hot pressed watercolour paper, stamped in versafine clair nocturne and embossed in clear powder.

I painted both the sky and the flowers with Dr Ph Martin’s Hydrus watercolour paints. They are highly pigmented so I added a droplet of each colour to a palette then added water. I describe the whole process on the Foiled Fox blog today so pop over there to learn more and take a look around.

The sentiment is also from a MFT set, ‘brushstroke expressions’ stamped in nocturne and embossed in clear for a little shine. See that little pop of yellow in the centre of the blooms, it’s what I call a booster in my new ‘Colour Clues’ class. If you want to know more, click here.

Supplies


6 Comments on “Magnolia Blossoms”

  1. Patricia Rowe says:

    What a beautiful sight when I opened my email. All I can say is WOW.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Tish

  2. creatingincolors says:

    Absolutely gorgeous!

  3. Pat says:

    Fabulous combination of that pretty blue and the purple, and with that pop of yellow for the flower centres, and then the large sentiment looks great to finish. A stunning card Heather. x

  4. Gorgeous coloring and stamping of the flowers


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