Thursday, 11 January 2018

My first encounter with Brushos!!

Well this isn't one of my best, but it's certainly not the worst,
and I have to say that I am sort of pleased with the effect I have created -
and as I say in the title, this is my very first experience of using this product.


I think I may have been a bit heavy handed with the amount of crystals I used,
but I think that on the whole it's not too bad an attempt!!
I stamped the image from the Birthday Blooms stamp set 
in Versamark and heat embossed with White embossing powder,
onto watercolour paper.  Then I wet the various sections of the flower in turn, and sprinkled
the Brusho crystals on top, and used an aqua painter to spread the colour around.  
The bit where I could have done better is the very deep blue background, 
which I think is too dark -  a lighter one might have looked nicer.
That said, I love the speckles of Wink of Stella which I flicked onto the finished card.
I think that you can just see these.
My last words on this has to be - well I really enjoyed doing this!!

PS: call back tomorrow and see Jean's first attempt at Brushos -
hers is far better than mine!!




8 comments:

  1. Hi Kate this is a gorgeous card. I love using Brushos I do get rather messy though. Take care. Hugs Jackie

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  2. This looks beautiful love the dark background which makes the image pop!
    Hugs
    Linda xxx

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  3. Its really stunning and bright with the colours. x x

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  4. Well it's not a bad attempt at all Kate. It worked really well. Fab cardvx

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  5. Beautiful card Kate, I love the wonderful colours. I need to try out Brushos, they look fabulius. Cathy x

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  6. Love the bright colours against the dark background, fabulous card.

    Sylv xx

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