Hello Deer Friends!
Happy Saturday and thank you for stopping by.
Today I have decided to step-by-step a little technique I did on German TV recently, using the Deerscape to create an old photo effect. Nothing stag-geringly complicated,
Let’s take a look…
Lake Mist or Latte Adirondack
Attach the Oval aperture stencil to the white card
with low tack masking tape at the top.
Load a Clarity Brush with Lake Mist Adirondack ink,
and swoosh the brush around the oval edge.
Swoosh. Good word…
Every now and then, check to see how your swooshing is working.
Use the Claritymat to tear a deckle with copy paper.
Ink up the Deerscape in Eggplant and then stamp into the Oval,
placing the straight baseline of the stamp on the copy paper.
just like this.
Where the stamp has overlapped onto the stencil,
drag the ink back into the lake. It’s a lake, by the way.
Can’t you see it?
If you catch the ink while it’s still wet, it drags really well.
Add the tree.
Now for the hills. Use the mat again,
to tear a wave at the other end.
Add a little Eggplant and a little Lake Mist to the mat.
Load up your brush with Lake Mist,
and wander into the Eggplant a little too.
It’s called a Blending Mat for a reason…
Position the paper hill,
and dust the first hill into place.
Next hill, move the mask back and use your brush again.
The hill in the background needs to be a little fainter.
Now use a make up sponge and Eggplant
to add a little tatty colour in the lake.
And when you lift the mask off,
you’ve got yourself a bonafide old photo
of a stag party!
and there’s even snow!
The sun is shining here, the birds are singing in the garden,
life is good.
See you tomorrow, but have a really good day today!
Then tomorrow, your yesterday will have been worth remembering!