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Monday, April 21, 2014

"Lighthouse" – Postcard

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This week’s Sunday Postcard Art challenge was "Lighthouse."

I created this using GIMP 2.8.10.

The vintage digital stamp images are from a DuckDuckGo search. (See the side of my blog for links.)

First I blotted blue inks on a manila postcard, for a grungy look. Then I stamped the lighthouse and seagulls using charcoal ink. I created a radiating light/sun by stamping a yellow ink rose compass, while using a cut out paper mask over the lighthouse, to avoid stamping within it. Finally, I flicked blue paint from a brush onto the sea area, to create an ocean spray look.

6 comments:

Mary said...

This is gorgeous! What wonderful artwork. I love this lighthouse scene!

Deborah said...

Absolutely love this, Anne. Like the mix of digi and inky. But above all it just looks great.

johanna said...

it really looks like everything is hand stamped. wonderful postcard!

Deann said...

Wow this is wonderful stamp work it looks like an etching beautiful job Anne.

Skyline Spirit said...

pretty nice blog, following :)

JackieP Neal said...

Such a great idea for your beacon of light! I love your card! Bravo!