Flowers . . . ATC swap/daily paper prompt

"Flowers" was the daily paper prompt today at Daisy Yellow AND it's also the theme for the ARTchix Studio ATC swap I signed up for. Don't you love it when that happens? I needed to make the ATCs and did not have extra time to make a separate response to the DPP . . .  so I combined my efforts and enthusiasm for paper & flowers. Here's what happened :)


I used playing cards as my base and painting over the patterned side with two coats of gesso...


I used my watercolor crayons in a rainbow of colors around the edges...


played with the placement of my "hats in bloom" women...


Activated the watercolor with a wet brush, added ripped sections of the "Impressionists Garden" sheet to lay underneath the women, added transparency bits from "Spring Blossom" (all ARTchix sheets) and rubber stamping with a flower stamp by Magenta. To finish these, pigment powder in turquoise blue for a little shimmer.


The backs


My flower ATCs . . . and my creative work for the day with Daisy Yellow prompts!


Have you made any ATCs lately?? 
Just 2 and 1/2" by 3 and 1/2". Quite small, not very hard to do and really fun to make!

Edit: Jewels asked where I got these playing cards? I am afraid I don't remember, perhaps a rubber stamp show?? But I took a couple pictures. They are Antique Fortune Telling cards!



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