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Sea Turtle Tag

Hello! This week, the Stampendous team is continuing the "Part of Your World" theme that we have going on this month. This week, we are going "Under the Sea." I have been waiting to share this tag with you for quite a while. I had such a blast making it. Full instructions are below.

CRV334: Sea Turtle
DWLG629: Scales Stencil
DP111: Detail Black Embossing Powder
EJK06: Teal Encrusted Jewels Kit- Detail Capri
SSC1246: Ocean Wisdom
DCP1006: Fitted Frames Set B
DWDPK: Palette Knife

DecoArt Media: Fluid Acrylics in Yellow Iron Oxide, Burnt Umber, Green Gold, Cobalt Blue Hue, Prussian Blue, Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide, Quinacridone Gold. White Gesso. Texture Sand Paste.
Imagine: VersaMark Ink, Goosebumps, Jet Black StazOn, On Point Glue, Large Sponge Dauber
Creative Impressions: #70128- 3/4" Gold Crepe Ribbon
Molotow: Signal White Extra Fine ONE4ALL Paint Pen
Scrapbooks Adhesieves: Foam Squares
Staples: Tag
Artist's Loft: Water Color Paper
Scruffy Brush

1. On watercolor paper, paint Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide, Burnt Umber, and Green Gold approximately where the turtle would be. Try to keep in mind what colors you would like where on the turtle.

2. While the paint is drying, gesso the tag.

3. After the paint has dried, stamp the turtle with VersaFine ink and emboss with Detail Black embossing powder.

4. Cut out the turtle.

5. Paint the tag using a back and forth (east to west) motion with Cobalt Turquoise Hue, Prussian Blue Hue, and Transparent Yellow Iron Oxide using a scruffy brush. You can mix the colors with some water if you wish. Let dry.

6. Tape the Scales Stencil on top of the tag and apply VersaMark ink with a Large Dauber.

7. Emboss with Detail Capri embossing powder.

8. Apply Textured Sand Paste around the edge of the tag with the Palette Knife. Be sure not to overwork the paste, especiall on top of the embossed areas. Let dry.

9. Paint a wash of Prussian Blue Hue on to the texture paste.

10. Using the Molotow pen, draw in highlights on to the turtle's shell and the white's of his eyes.

11. Apply Goosebumps all over the turtle with a brush. Make it thick.

12. Apply Quinacridone Gold all over the Textured Sand border.

13. Stamp the sentiment on to vellum using Jet Black StazOn.

14. Die cut the sentiment sing the Large "J" Fitted Frame.

15. Add 2 sequins to the vellum using On Point Glue.

16. Add more On Point to the underside of the vellum where the sequins is and to the upper right corner where it will be under the turtle's head.

17. Apply foam squares to the turtle and attach to the tag.

18. Add ribbon to the tag.

Please be sure to visit the rest of the team that's posting today. Their links are below. Thanks so much for stopping by. Have an inspiring day!


Love this turtle tag! The gloss on the shell is awesome! TFS!
Stampendous said…
Love, LOVE this tag! So much to look at and techniques to try after seeing them! Fabulous project, Alison, thank you for sharing!
Viki Banaszak said…
I love your turtle tag! Perfect amount of glossy goodness and the saying is awesome.
Mary Holshouser said…
Turtle looks like you could pick him
up and hold him.
Beautiful shell.
thanks for sharing.

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