Friday 11 February 2022

Artfully Layered for AYSI 268

 This time around, the challenge at As You See It is to fill in the blank.

Tricky, right? I have so many favourite techniques! But the thing I always come back to is playing around with masks and blending brushes. A technique I've used a lot in the last year or so is faux torn paper.

Using a piece of torn photocopy paper as a mask, I've blended together Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzazz and Garden Green. 

Useful tip: use the base of your Stamparatus and the magnets to hold the mask in place while you blend.

Before removing the mask, I stamped using Garden Green and Pear Pizzazz. 

After removing the masks, I added in some die cuts: tiny leaves in Granny Apple Green and Daffodil Delight, and a bold swoosh of foliage also in Granny Apple Green.

The embellishments are Faux Sea Glass shapes from the January-June 2022 Mini Catalogue.

You can see what the rest of the Design Team have done with this colour combo and link up your own entry at the As You See It Challenge site.

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  1. This is very cool, Jan, and a technique I haven't done for a long time! I'll have to give it a go with my club girls! TFS!

  2. Dang, Jan, you are the MASTER of this! I love how this came out - so bold and vibrant, and a stunning design! I really need to up my Blending Brushes game!

  3. WOW!! This is awesome! I love the masking, the colors and the dies!! Gorgeous!!!

  4. Love this! Gorgeous card and this suite has rapidly become one of my favorites. Thanks for sharing!

    1. Thank you! This bundle is rapidly becoming a favourite of mine too. :-)

  5. You are the queen of masking and blending Jan - you make beautiful creations using this technique! You have also convinced me I need to add this bundle to my next order - so thanks for that (I think!!)

  6. I can identify a Jan card at 50 paces. And that is a great thing! You have done such beautiful cards with this set that I may throw mine out and not bother to compete! LOL. A stunner in some of my favorite colors!!

  7. You are "The Master" of this technique, Jan. I'm excited to play with this bundle. I haven't yet, but you have really inspired me here! Beautiful card!