Friday, 17 August 2012

Ocean triptych

Ink: Aqua (Ranger Adirondack); Tumbled Glass (DI)
Other: Prismacolor pencil; corner chomper; Signo Broad gel pen
This week on CAS-ual Fridays the challenge is something you would see in or at the ocean.  I was inspired by this fantastic photo:

Pinned Image

The sky & sea are done in the same ink.  I used hand-cut scalloped mask for the cloud effect.
I did draw in some birds on the top right with gel pen, but they are a bit hard to see in the photo.  I added the boat in pencil just for a little splash of colour, but tried it out in various other media first.  I nearly chickened out - kept putting the pencil up to the paper & pulling away - but am glad I held my nerve.
Not sure if it's too plain or not.  Might add a sentiment when I know the occasion & the recipient.

Linking to:
CAS-ual Fridays: CFC66 ~ Splish Splash


  1. What a beautiful card. It's so soft and atmospheric.

  2. Oh wow! This is so dreamy! I love what you did with the colors and the panels. Thank you for joining us at CAS-ual Fridays!

  3. An amazing scene, love how you've divided it tranquil :0)
    So glad you shared your creativity with us this week at CASual Fridays :0)
    Jenny x

  4. Beautiful card. I do not think it is too plain at all. A sentiment might even be too much.

  5. Beautiful card! I love how you made that cloudy sky.

  6. Your scene is amazingly beautiful! I'm glad you were brave and went ahead with the hand-drawn boat, it adds a the perfect tpuch of contrast!
    Thanks so much for playing with us this week at CAS-ual Fridays :D

  7. Oh, Jenny,...this is BEAUTIFUL!! Not only love your scene, but the way in which you displayed it on your card....simply beautiful:)!! Thanks so much for sharing your creativity at CAS-ual Fridays this week:)!!

  8. OH EM GEE!! This is gorgeous!! I can totally see the birds and I'm so glad that you kept your wits about you to add the boat - it's perfect! Thanks so much for playing with us at CAS-ual Fridays - we're so glad you did!


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