Friday, May 1, 2020

Elephant Dream

Here's my second card using stamps from Spellbinders Whimsical and Wild
collection by Jane Davenport, called Elephant Dream.

If you're not familiar with Jane Davenport's style, you'll see that she uses
a TON of color on her projects. I chose to honor her use of color but opted
to lay down color the quickest way that I know--ink distressing.

I added random colors of Distress inks over a watercolor panel then stamped
the image in Versafine Onyx Black ink. I covered the image and spattered 
water over the panel. 

I was going to take away color with a water brush, but wanted to keep it as
vibrant as possible, so I added some highlights with a white pigment pen.

Check out Jane Davenport's collection at Spellbinders. You'll be glad you did!


  1. The Greatest Showman would so approve! I love the way you've added color, Donna - only you would think of this fabulous idea! AND make it work beautifully!

  2. Love the dreamy look and the way you added spatter and highlights to the vibrant ink-distressed background!
    Hideko xx