Hi there, everyone! Erum here. Happy Monday, and welcome to the Build-A-Flower Release. This month, we bring to you the gorgeous Build-A-Flower: Parrot Tulips Layering Stamp Set.
Our Build-A-Flower sets include a 6×8 layering stamp set and a coordinating die set so you can easily create your handmade projects. These sets are only available as a set and not as individual products.
Live life to the fullest with these exotic florals. Big, bold, and beautiful. This stamp set contains a 4-layered flower and a 2-layered leaf and stem. The gorgeous floral bloom is cup-shaped, twisted, and ruffled, and it will definitely stand out on your paper crafting projects.
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Watch the video below to see how to use this set. You can also watch it on YouTube here.ARVE Error: need id and provider
Pencil Coloring on Stamped Image
For your convenience, I do have a process video sharing how I created this card as soon as the card photos end. Don't forget to check it out!
Firstly, I stamped the Parrot Tulips outline stamp in Cosmic Berry Dye Ink on A2 Watercolor Cardstock. Then, I stamped over it in Vineyard Berry Dye Ink. I actually saw THIS flower on google and I wanted to replicate the colors as close to it as possible. I used a mix of Polychromos and Prismacolor pencils to color. Plus, the inks helped a lot to add the detail.
Once I achieved the base color I wanted through stamping, I started laying down my darkest color which was PC 931. I added this to the darkest areas, that is the stamped portion. These are where I was going to show the shadows. Remember to add this dark color as flicks and pull it out a bit so that it's easier to merge with the next color.
To this, I applied PC 995 and blend the darker pigment. To add a more pink tone to my flower, I added PC 994 and covered most of the flower with this, avoiding the curls or areas where I wanted to show highlights. The next two colors I added were a fluorescent pink from the Prismacolor and white from the Polychromos for the highlights.
To add intense shadows in the nooks, I added black pencil details.
Building the Background
Then, I stamped a few more leaves directly onto the panel in Mountain Pine Dye Ink. After this, I colored in the leaves in the same manner as I did on the watercolor cardstock. I also added Artist Marker details to my leaves and stem using shades from the Rose Petal Set of Artist Markers.
To ground the leaves, I added a bit of shadow to them. Then, I stamped the sentiment and added splatters of black paint from the 12 Pan Watercolor Set. After this, I adhered the images onto the card front with foam tape. Before doing this, I also cut the white outline out of the images as I did not like the look it gave.
You can watch the process video below or on YouTube.ARVE Error: need id and provider
$200 in total prizes! To celebrate this release, Altenew is giving away a $50 gift certificate to 1 lucky winner and a $15 gift certificate to 10 winners! Please leave a comment on the Altenew Card Blog and/or each designer’s blog post on the blog hop list below by 12/06/2020 for a chance to win. Altenew will draw 11 random winners from the comments left on each stop of this blog hop and announce the winners on the Altenew Winners Page on 12/09/2020.
This release isn’t complete without a fun and inspiring blog hop! Our talented design team members and special guest designers have created stunning projects to spark your creativity using the new Build-A-Flower: Parrot Tulip. We hope you get plenty of inspiration here!
Your next stop is the lovely Terri Koszler!
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