Thursday, 28 April 2016

Japanese Dragon

I recently visited Japan on holiday and had searched my stash for anything  Oriental with the intention of making some scrapbook pages to remind me of my stay.  So, when I saw that this week's theme over at the Less is More Challenge blog was to include  Saints, Dragons or Heroes I knew had the perfect stamp at hand.  I purchased this stamp in 2008 and it had not seen the light of day until now!

 The background was created by wiping two Distress inks across a mounting block and spritzing it with water.


I stamped the image with black ink before heat embossing it.  I then coloured it with Spectrum Aqua pens.

The panel has been raised slightly using 3D foam pads.












6 comments:

Esther said...

This is super, such a fab image and I love the background. Really stunning - well done!

Cara said...

Stunning background which sets off the stamped image perfectly. Cara x

Diane said...

Isn't nice to have an excuse to use a stamp you haven't had a chance to play with for a long time....and you've used it so well, love the dramatic background.

Chrissie said...

Love that background... it's a super dragon too!
Great card!
Thanks so much
Chrissie
"Less is More"

Anne said...

Stunning background for your fab stamp, glad we inspired you to get it out again!
Thanks so much for joining us
Anne
"Less is More"

Sharon said...

Fantastic image on an amazing background. Thank you so much for sharing this with us at Less is More (and sorry I am so late visiting you).
Sharon xx

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