Hope you are all doing okay with the virus situation. We are good so far, but wow...the days seem to just all run together! As I saw on social media a while back, "it's this day, that day, the other day"!
Have you ever stamped an image and wondered what to do with it? Does it look like it's just sitting there, looking goofy with white space all around it? Here are a few ways to 'ground' your image!
Let's get started!
First I stamped 3 identical panels:
One idea is just to lightly draw in a 'hardwood floor', using a light and dark brown coloring medium:
Here's what it looks like after coloring:
(VERY fast, rough floor!!!)
Another way to ground an image would be to create a 'rug'. I did this using a few small oval dies, and penciling around them. Here is what the penciled image looks like:
I scribbled a quick pattern into my rug with a darker marker in each of the two color families.
Here's what the finished 'rug' looks like:
Last, is just a quick, easy shadow. You don't need to pencil this on first, but I did, just for the purpose of this tutorial. Here's how I chose to shadow:
And here are some close up photos:
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Thanks for stopping by today!
Hugs and blessings,