I do love The Greeting Farm characters to colour and there are a couple of fabulous ones in the new Winter is Here STAMPtember set. I’ve linked all supplies at the end of this post. Compensated affiliate links used.
A while ago I bought a few of the Versafine Clair inks, and as these inks are waterproof, I thought I’d try the Pinecone one to stamp this sweet guy from the Winter Is Here in before watercolouring. The ink pad was lovely and juicy which helped when stamping this image onto the textured Cold Pressed Watercolour Card I used. I stamped him a few times to get a good impression then ran a heat tool over the card so that the ink was fully dry before covering the image in masking fluid. This meant I could go to town with the background washes of watercolour (Rose Of Ultramarine, Indanthrone Blue, Indigo) without having to worry about getting any on him. I then dried the background layer and stamped a trio of snowflakes and a sentiment from the Winter Is Here set in clear embossing ink and white heat embossed. I added a good splatter of white gouache for falling snow and rubbed a little Star Dust Stickles over the snowflakes for a bit of sparkle.
With the background complete, I turned to watercolouring this sweet guy. I kept the colours muted and the painting simple with a couple of layers of to add shading. I then die cut the panel with a Wonky Rectangle die, mounted it on a Fog card base and accented with Pink & Main Glossy Dots.
Here’s a summary of the STAMPtember collaborations. Some of these are selling out so if anything takes your fancy then I’d jump in quick:
04 September Lawn Fawn – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
06 September SugarPea Designs – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
07 September GinaK Designs – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
08 September Heffy Doodle – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
10 September Concord & 9th – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
11 September Clearly Besotted – Magnificent Magnolia stamp & die set and standalone stamp set + Lift Me Up stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
12 September Neat & Tangled – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
13 September Waffle Flower – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
15 September Mama Elephant – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
17 September Altenew – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
18 September The Greeting Farm – stamp & die set and standalone stamp set
Check out this link to see whether a new STAMPtember collaboration has been released each day.
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Summary of the project which gives all the views of the card in one photo :D I’d love if you pinned and called by on Pinterest :D