Fishy Card – ClarityStamp Challenge–June 2015

Fishy 3

Materials:

  • A5 white card blank,  A5 black card, A5 Textured mirror card plus small scraps of card for embellishments.
  • ClarityStamp Fish Stencil.
  • Acrylic texture paste – opaque white.
  • Acrylic metallic paints – red and green
  • White gel pen.
  • Peel offs and black metallic faux brads.
  • Piece vegetable bag netting, an earing hook and a scrap of monofilament thread.

Method:

1. Applied opaque texture paste to black card through stencil with a palette knife. Kept the image aside to use on another project.

Fishy 1

Love this stencil!

2. Quickly flipped and placed the dirty side of the stencil down onto a fresh piece of card and pressed. Removed quickly (the paste does dry fast) and washed the stencil.

3. When the negative image was dry – replaced the clean stencil and brushed though with green and red metallic paints.

4. Highlighted the image with a white gel pen.

Fishy 2

5. Finally mounted and embellished with fishing hook and reel, sentiment, a bit of net and die cut weeds to make the finished card – my fishing friend loved it.

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6 thoughts on “Fishy Card – ClarityStamp Challenge–June 2015

  1. Anne your card really shows off the fabulous fish stencil. I really like the way you’ve highlighted the fish with the white pen and added topical embellishments to complete the scene. Thank you for entering this month’s Clarity challenge. Good luck. x

  2. Very nice like how you dis this texture lovely really does look like it’s in the ocean lot of work went in to this it was worth it good luck clarity challenge xx

  3. How clever to use the flip side of the ‘pasted’ stencil as the base to create your fishy scene; must remember that one! The detailing with the white gel pen certainly enhances a fantastic image. Wishing you success in this month’s Clarity Challenge. ;~}

  4. This is fab Anne – great idea and I love the finished card….very masculine and fits the bill perfectly for this month’s theme.
    Good luck in the challenge with your entry xxx

  5. This stencil is proving to be very versatile. I do like your reverse print and all the little extras especially the net in the bottom corner. Good luck in the Clarity challenge x

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