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Thursday, March 27, 2014

The Journeyer

Hello everyone,
Here's a card that I ended up giving to my father. In it I used Koi Set and Water Droplets from my collection. The background colour is Dylusions Ink Sprays and the stencil behind the Koi is from istencil.
Koi was coloured with Tombow markers and highlighted with Stickles and a white gel pen. I love making ribs in the fins with white. Underneath him and in other areas of the card I used glass seed beads to create texture. The thought to "glue" them to the page with Glossy Accents randomly popped into my head as I was making this card. Love how it turned out!
To make the Water Droplets "pop" I lifted some of the colour out of them (wetting and then soaking up the water and colour with a paper towel) and then highlighted the bottoms and top reflection with a white gel pen. Oh, and while I'm taking about Water Droplets. I'll have more in stock by April 1st. Thanks to everyone for being patient.
Well that's it from me today. Thanks for visiting :)


  1. Just beautful Ryn, the water droplets are one of my faves and this koi is great. Love all the shades of colours and textures you used x

  2. This is so full of colour and I love the idea of using the seed beads, and sticking them down with Glossy Accents, and also the stencil you have used behind the Koi and the water droplets in the opposite corner give it balance, and those water droplets look so real. A beautiful card and your father must have loved it. You are so talented Ryn. x

  3. This is stunning - I feel I'm really underwater - beautiful colours.

  4. Very, very beautiful! Love the colours you have used, the way you have lifted the colour and the texture from the beads. Stunning piece of art! Karen x

  5. So happy you are sharing YOUR art...this is Gorgeous Ryn....love it!

  6. This is a high-end card, beautiful and genius!

  7. What a wonderful card Ryn.
    Your Dad must have been very pleased with it.

  8. Beautiful vibrant composition!Love the texture and the colors, beautiful fish.
    xox Anja

  9. Such a stunning effects with the colours and the stamps Ryn...gorgeous!
    Have a nice weekend, Alie :-)

  10. Fabulous colours and textures Ryn, love it! :) xxxx

  11. wow gorgeous, great colors and I love the texture on it!
    Have a lovely weekend!
    Groetjes Karin x

  12. This is lovely Ryn, I think your father was very happy with this! Love the glass beads and the colours! Like the shadow beneath the fish......warm greet Mirandax

  13. Hi, Ryn
    as always beautiful and unusual


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