Oriental bouquet

A one layer watercolour card 😉

I used Colour Q challenge #336 colours of Island Indigo, Really Rust, Bermuda Bay and Hello Honey to paint the array of flowers.  Masking off the focal point to reproduce Freshly Made Sketches #261 design, the outer edges were stamped, in Versamark, with a horizontal bar of stripes and oriental text or logograms, the CAS Watercolour November Text Challenge.  This contour was heat embossed in Antique White embossing powder.  A wash of Island Indigo was applied to frame the bouquet and a shadow edge on two sides was drawn with a mix of the 4 colours (creating a dark grey).

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Thanks for stopping by, HUGz Joannaimg_1108

14 thoughts on “Oriental bouquet

  1. very pretty and the delicate looking bkg works so well with your beautiful image.
    Thanks so much for playing along with the CAS Watercolour Challenge. Hope to see you again!


  2. WOW … very cool design Joanna. Love the oriental text in the background … so much gorgeous texture. And LOVE your watercoloured flowers. This looks like there are several layers and it’s just amazing that it is a one layer card. Great job! Thanks for sharing with us at CAS Watercolour! xx


  3. What wonderful dimension, Joanna! This doesn’t look like a one layer card unless you look very closely! Wow! Thanks so much for sharing this with us at CAS Watercolour!


  4. So pretty Joanne. I love your beautiful background with your text that frames your gorgeous watercolored flowers. TFS my friend and joining us at CAS Watercolour Card Challenge. Hugs, Nancy


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