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Layered Lotus Blossom

Greetings everyone!  Today I'm sharing a quick layering project.  You can use this paper tole technique with everything from stencils, to stamps, to our own Altered Pages graphic collage images.

On a 6x6 canvas board, I sponged turquoise paint through the main stencil over a purple background.  It's a textured canvas so I didn't get a crisp line.


With the outline part of my Stencil 1, I cut out three lotus blossoms in different hues of pink to mimic how light shining on the flower would give the petals different hues.  Then I used the detail part of the stencil to sponge on the petals.  I didn't bother to ink them all completely because Part of each was discarded.


Once the layers were cut out and glued together I used the detail stencil to blend the three layers together in a few places where my cut lines showed too much.


I let the rough outline of turquoise show to act like the flower's shadow.


It's a quick project today, but it's really just about having fun with your art supplies and finding different ways to use them.  So go grab your favorite Altered Pages supplies and play!



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  1. Awesome technique, thanks for sharing it!!

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  2. This would be a fun idea to play with♥

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  3. Lovely layers! I think I need this stencil!!

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  4. Great tutorial and fun design!

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