Mermaid by Lynn Mercurio

Mermaid by Lynn MercurioSupplies:

From Stampendous:
P151 Mermaid
FRG02 Champagne Crushed Glass Glitter
FRC02 Sage Color Fragments
GX900U Ultra Fine Crystal Snow Glitter
MEM01 Memento™ Tuxedo Black Ink by Tsukineko®

Plus:
Cardstock by Bazill Basics Paper®
Tim Holtz® Mustard Seed & Peeled Paint Distress Ink by Ranger®
Copic® Markers
Patterned Paper by American Crafts
Twine Netting
Cream Pearls
Pearl Brads
Foam Adhesive
Foam Applicator
Zip Dry™ Paper Glue by Beacon Adhesives

Instructions:

  1. Make a green card base.
  2. Layer white beneath a layer of Garden Café Patterned paper by American Crafts which was a light blue color with this great white embossed pattern. 
  3. Add Mustard Seed and Peeled Paint inks to the patterned paper. The white resists, leaving a great background for this fanciful mermaid that more closely matched the colors used.
  4. Stamp the Mermaid on whitie card stock and color with Copic Markers.
  5. Draw a base for the Mermaid with a Copic Multiliner pen.
  6. Add glitter, gold glitter glass and some of the Sage Fragments to the base. 
  7. Add lots of texture with Fine Crystal Snow, Champagne Glass Glitter and the Sage colored Fragments.
  8. For a final touch, add a few self-adhesive pearls, jute twine , jute netting, and three pearl brads.
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