Chocolate Baroque on Monday, and this is the result of my first sessions - apart from an overflowing rubbish bin that is!
I was surprised at how big the buddha image actually is, for some reason had expected it to be smaller, no idea why............so the first snag was that it didn't fit a 6x6 card, at least the way I wanted it to go! I really wanted the buddha reflected in the water, and just couldn't get it right - hence the 20+ in the bin -I ended up using a midnight muse Stampin up inkpad as my favourite versafine just wouldn't co-operate, I could get a lovely image on the brayer or acetate block, but would it transfer to the card? no.
Anyhow, once I'd got something approaching lined up. I coloured the image with derwent watercolour pencils and distress ink pads, the iris was coloured with promarkers. Base 8x8 card was coloured with distress inks, aiming for a watery effect - wisteria stamped in distress ink, iris in verafine and promarkers again. Not really happy with the face, but going to use more stony colours for the whole image next time -and yes, i do have a decent image waiting to be coloured!