Monday, 24 December 2012

Distress V Pan Pastels

I decided to have a play with the colours purple, yellow and green.  I used seedless preserve, mowed lawn and mustard seed distress inks for this background.  I also went top heavy with both the black and white Posca pens!!

Distress inks again using the lighter shades of the same colours for the background, squeezed lemonade, evergreen bough and shaded lilac.

Then the lighter shades of the pan pastels, hansa yellow (220.5), permanent green (640.5) and violet tint (470.8).

And lastly, the darker shades of pan pastels, violet shade (470.3), yellow ochre (270.5) and bright yellow green extra dark (680.1).

As I was just playing they are roughly A6 pieces of card as I cut an A4 into 4.

Over at Anything But a Card their challenge is either a project from 2012, and to be honest, I looked back and couldn't choose just one!!  Or anything goes (except a card - obviously!!), so I'm putting these in.

Apologies for the quality of the photos, but as seems to be the norm, it's raining, dull and gloomy!!!


Helen said...

Not surprised you couldn't choose, they are all great!

downrightcrafty said...

Xmas Wishes to you all in your household, and wow what a selection love all the colours and textures on these great stamping, the face on the top one is one I do not wish to see at our table this Xmas (they better all behave themselves)
have a great one hun, and hope your stocking is filled to the brim with more wonderful crafty items
Hugs Kate xx

Deborah said...

I'm always amazed at how much fab art and craft you manage to create - makes me feel such a slacker LOL Have a fab Christmas,Sam. Deb x

Terry said...

Love these colors combined so perfectly! Great collection of cards! Have a wonderful Christmas!

Sid said...

Great creative stuff Sam and a Happy Christmas to you and yours !

ju said...

Beautiful work as always Sam ! Thanks for popping over to my blog and leaving a comment..very much appreciated ! Have a wonderful Christmas ! xx

chrissies said...

Terrific work on all of these Sam and nice that you have shown the comparison between the different art mediums and colours.

Love Chrissie xx

Rosie said...

Wonderful creations, Sam

Merry Christmas to you and yours

Marianne said...

They are all great indeed!! Love this colourcombination! Very nice artwork!
Hope you have a wonderful Christmas with Martin and Fraz!

Alison said...

They're all gorgeous Sam! Love how you edged them with the pens! xxx

Christy said...

All of them are just such wonderful projects! So talented you are!!! Thanks for joining us at Anything But a Card this challenge!!!!

mark gould said...

What great colours and I love your stamp choices, some of my favourites in there. I think I need to get some pan pastels.Thanks for jpining us at Anything But A Card

Julia S-W said...

Happy New Year Sam! I've been having a break so sorry for the late comment! I love your experiments here. The colours and the way they change in such a subtle way is wonderful to see. You've used some fab images here too. Thanks for joining us at Anything But A Card this time and I hope we see you again 2013 - I will anyway!!

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