Saturday, 6 June 2009

Sunday Postcard "Bathing Beauties


The theme at Sunday Postcard is "Bathing Beauties". I made a piece with lots of texture, the idea being the feel of a sandy/rocky beach. The texture was created with PVA glue and tissue, embosing powder and texture paste. It was coloured with |Steward Gill Alchemy and Byzanthium paints and a bit of additional drawing with water colour crayons. The lovely bit of lace I received as an "extra" with a recent swap.

22 comments:

  1. A lovely bit of lace it is! The textured background is wonderful and I love the way you have reflected the bead colour in the lace to your background. Great postcard.

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  2. OMG Astrid this is really beautiful. Fantastic structure. I love it.

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  3. sorry about that astrid. i dont know why wordpress spams some and not others.

    great postcard. love the textured background!

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  4. Schitterend Astrid! Prachtige achtergrond.

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  5. The background is great, and she's very lovely looking!

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  6. Fantastic background, Astrid, love all the textures, shows off your image so well!
    JudyNZ

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  7. That´s great, Astrid.
    The structure-background is wonderful created.

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  8. Wow, Wow! What a beautiful piece! That background is soooo perfect.

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  9. mooi al die kleurtjes en textures

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  10. Prachtige kaart en een supermooie achtergrond!

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  12. Great postcard; super textured background and lovely image.

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  13. Great card, Astrid. Wonderful background!

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  14. Gorgeous postcard. What a fabulous background

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  15. Astrid, your background is very effective....especially with the B&W image against it. Gorgeous work!

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  16. What a wondeful piece and an amazing bg Astrid!

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  17. The textures and colors you've used are absolutely gorgeius!

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  18. Great background! Looks really beachy. Beautiful card.

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  19. Gorgeous background and I love the lace. Great postcard!

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  20. The colors , the texture , everything so beautiful! Great card!

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  21. Fabulous texture! Your "beauty" is stunning, Astrid!

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