Artist Trading Card Daily - 17.1

Artist Trading Card Daily – 17

Today’s little creation takes us into the murky depths of the sea, to meet a colourful friend.

Artist Trading Card Daily - 17

This Artist Trading Card was made using a variety of bits and bobs.

To begin I stamped the tropical fish (from Clarity Stamps) onto some white cardstock. I then masked this off (using a mask that I made from a sticky note).

See D’s texture stamps were then used to create the watery depths. I used an assortment of Versacolor sea green themed pigment inks for this. I also used a flourishy swirl with a similar coloured ink in order to add a hint of seaweed in the background.

I coloured my little fishy friend in using some red toned Inktense pencils and topped this off with gold stripes using a gold fine line marker.

The foreground was made using the Small Flourish Right die from Cheery Lynn. I die cut several of these in the same cardstock as the main ATC layer but coloured them with a spattering of inks and alcohol markers, to give them a little more intense colour so that they stood out in the foreground.

To finish I added some coral coloured Anita’s Mini Pearl embellishments in each corner.

And there we have it, another mini make for the blog. 17 done, just 348 to go!

Artist Trading Card Daily - 17.1

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Many thanks for taking the time to visit.

I’ll see you again tomorrow!

J :)

16 thoughts on “Artist Trading Card Daily – 17

  1. Hi John, I am really enjoying your ATC series, they are packed with inspiration. This is one of my favourites so far. Keep them coming. Bx

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  2. Hi John

    Lovely, the colours, details and embellishments are all perfect.

    Really do admire you for doing this, quite an undertaking!

    Have a good weekend, hugs,

    T x

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