52 Week Mini Art Card/Tag Challenge

Monday 28 March 2022

Lavinia Stamps "Forest Inn" Tag

Today I received my order of the seven new Lavinia Stamps, so after I had listed them on my spreadsheet and filed them away in their correct sections, I pulled one out to use... it would have been rude not to! 

For the background, I used a piece of card that I had used to mop up blue and pink inks from a previous project, and cut it into a tag shape.

I stamped the new "Forest Inn" (toadstool house) in Versafine Clair "Morning Mist" grey ink.  I then stamped it again on a post-it note and cut around the shape to make a mask, (after I have used the masks, I retain them for future use).

Laying the mask over the image on the tag, I created the landscape and then stamped the trees, using the "Red Pine" trees in first and second generation stamping using Versafine Clair "Nocturne" black ink.  Using the same ink, I stamped the "Path".  In the foreground I stamped the "Creeping Vine", the "Small Branch" and foliage.

I used Distress Oxide Inks and Van Goch Pastel Pencils to colour the scene, adding touches of gelly roll pen and Posca Pens too