Monday, April 8, 2013

Modern Grid - Friends Are Those Rare

Yogi here today on the Quietfire Creations Blog  and I'm taking up Holly's challenge to try the Modern Grid technique. It's a fool your eye technique where the background appears to recede.

You can see Holly's version HERE.

I stamped the Gingko (Quietfire Design) leaves all over my white 5"w x 7"h card front using Versafine "Smokey Grey", then colored with Prisma colored pencils.

Die cut a bunch of Spellbinders "Basic Matting" rectangles from regular cardstock and used them as masks to color and draw the outlines. I sponged Pan Pastels.

Stamped my quote and sentiment (Quietfire Design) with Black Onyx and used the rectangles to outline the text. Colored with the pencils.

I then drew my inner square details and colored with blue pencils.

I added vein lines in the Gingko leaves with a Quickie Glue Pen and sprinkled with Glitter Ritz "Peridot"

I filled in the area of the plant word with Glossy Accents.

A one layer card with a lot of faux dimension. Thanks Holly,


krcmasterpiece said...

Love all the techniques you used! The green & blue go so well together. Details make it!

Robyn said...

love what you did with the lines of glitter and pencil shading
Great card

Francie in Montreal said...

Simply lovely card! And yes, the technique to add depth works. Cool.

Quietfire said...

Lovely Yogi! Thanks for the inspiration! I miss my Gingko tree!

Holly said...

Fabulous one layer card Yogi! The shading is perfect and I really like your take on this technique- very nice.

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