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Sunday, 1 June 2014

Craft A Scene for June - By The Sea, week 1

This is a scene I really like.  It reminds me of little harbours in Cornwall, one of my favourite areas of the country, particularly if you go out of season.  It is my first offering for the Design Team for Craft A Scene for June.  The rules state that it must be a scene, with a background and a foreground to fit in.

The main part of the scene is one large stamp (at the moment I cannot remember who makes it, having just disrupted totally all my stamp storage again) but I then added the large seagull, and the flight of birds and the little rowing boat, all three of which come from the Harbour set from Clarity Stamps.

I did all the colouring with Derwent watercolour pencils, which I think are the best in the world and just happen to be made in this country anyway.

There will be other scenes to, hopefully, inspire you over on Craft A Scene if you would like to have a look.  Then see what inspires you about "By The Sea" and have a go this month.  Come on, celebrate the warmer weather and join in with this month's challenge.

5 comments:

NancyD said...

This scene has such and artistic flair Maggie. I would love to visit this seashore. NancyD

Linda Simpson said...

Beautiful Maggie, I love the soft colours which brings it so much to life.
Hugs
Linda xxx

Naomi said...

It's beautiful Margaret, good luck.

Anjas-Artefaktotum said...

Wonderful sea feeling, like the beautiful scenery and the nothern light cards are breathtaking.
Hugs Anja

Claire said...

Hi Maggie, wow what a gorgeous scene, it really does look like a pretty cornish seaside scene
Claire xx