Thursday, April 20, 2017

Foliage Handmade Notecard

Background created on 96-pound Bristol paper with Distress Oxides using a watercolor technique, then stamped with a scripture background stamp.  Drawing created with Micron Pens and accented with a Uni-bal Signo white gel pen.  Card completed by mounting art panel onto black cardstock.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Foliage Handmade Notecard
Background completed, time to sketch.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Foliage Handmade Notecard
Starting the groundwork for the foliage.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Foliage Handmade Notecard
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Spring Tree Pen & Ink

Background created with Distress Inks, using a watercolor technique.   Micron Pens were used to bring the tree to life.  

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Spring Tree
Drawing the main trunk of the tree.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Spring Tree
Branching out.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Spring Tree
Starting the leaves.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Spring Tree
More leaves.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Spring Tree
Hand drawing each individual leaf takes time.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Spring Tree
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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Pine Tree - Handmade Notecard

Drawn on grey cardstock with Micron Pens.  Background created using script stamp and edges blended with Distress Inks.  Mounted on white cardstock to complete the notecard.  

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Pine Tree Note Card
Inspiration from a library book.  Sketched then ink started.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Pine Tree Note Card
Branches completed.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Pine Tree Note Card
Adding some more fine details.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Pine Tree Note Card
Tree completed and ready for finishing touches.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Pine Tree Note Card
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Monday, April 17, 2017

Monogrammed Z

Distress Ink and Metalic Watercolor create the background on 140-pound watercolor paper.  The background was inspired by this aurora shot from Frostnip Photography.  Once the background was created, Micron Pens were used to draw the Monogrammed Z.  This piece was created as a gift.  

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed Z
Background completed with Distress Inks and Metalic Watercolors

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed Z
The beginning of the Z 

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed Z
Comparing my sketched idea with the art piece in creation

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed Z
Leaves are hand drawn one by one.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed Z
Leaves completed, now on to the ground work.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed Z
Monogrammed Z completed.

Friday, April 14, 2017

Hand-Lettered Faith

Watercolor background created with Distress Oxide Inks on 96-pound Bristol paper.
Hand-letting created with Micron Pens.

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Hand-Lettered Faith
Practice is part of the process

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Hand-Lettered Faith
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Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Hand-Lettered Faith
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Thursday, April 13, 2017

Monogrammed L

Drawn with Micron Pens on 140-pound watercolor paper.  
Monogrammed L is layered with vines, branches, and flowers.  

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed L
Monogrammed L in progress

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed L
Drawing Monograms always go well with morning coffee

Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed L
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Inked Inspirations by SLMP - Monogrammed L
Monogrammed L - Available Here in My Etsy Shop