Having a Whale of a Time by Dot Leathbridge
It's Dot here with a tutorial for you showing how I made a card
using the Whale Wishes stamp set.
A friend sent me a pic of some whales playing in the bay at my old home town
and I thought it would be a great idea to make a card with whales on it.
Here we go.
and spritzed it with water.
As simple as it is, Distress Ink can give you some
wonderful effects on a gel plate, which you can vary
according to how much water you add.
added some leaf detail randomly around the edges
of the print using Oxides.
by using the ghosting technique but it didn't work
as well as I would've liked.
Plan B came into play! I added some colouring to the
faint images of the bubble stencil.
stamps from Whale Wishes.
To make them pop I've coloured them with
a white pencil.
then cut out.
I was working in, so I decided to have two whales.
A little more seaweed, a few extra bubbles and
some words have been added.
I haven't used these words before so I thought
they would be a bit of fun.
I've used the blue colour as my base inspiration.