May Your Dreams Take Flight

It is time for another CAS Colours & Sketches challenge. Check out the latest challenge:


And here is my take:

Dreams Take Flight | by karen @ carefree creations

At first I was a bit flummoxed with the sketch, but I soon came up with a few ideas (you may see the others later). I settled on the feathers because they were the most unique option.

I watercolored the background using distress inks and watercolor paper. This is quite a few layers of ink smooshing (I wanted it dark enough under the feathers that they would pop).

I hope you join us at CAS Colours & Sketches!

Thanks for stopping by!

A Little About the Challenge: This weekly challenge is posted on Thursday, and alternates between color and sketch (if there is a 5th week in the month you get the double dose of color & sketch).

May Your Dreams Take Flight
Stamps: Pond Life Sentiments (Papertrey Ink);
Ink: Salty Ocean distress (Ranger); Versamark (Tuskineko);
Paper: watercolor (Ranger); Lush Lagoon (My Favorite Things);
Other: white embossing powder (Hero Arts); Feather dies (Simon Says Stamp);

5 thoughts on “May Your Dreams Take Flight

  1. I love your non literal approach to the sketch, the feathers are perfect and layer beautifully to represent the sketch. Love the soft watercolour BG too. Very inspiring. Hugs Bev x

  2. I love it! Gorgeous water colouring and hose colours are stunning. I really like the feathers as your layered element, just stunning. Sorry to be so late posting. Caro x

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