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Artist: Kari Hansen (© 2003)
To introduce our new line of CridgeWare porcelain embellishments, this sophisticated project features a decorated Cridge medallion. A medley of stamped pears shines
in rich jewel tones of Radiant Pearls, copper leafing, and embossing powder.
CridgeWare can be decorated in endless designs and multiple mediums to make
fabulous custom accents for scrapbook pages, cards, and other crafts. Create
designs and apply color to blank Cridge shapes with watercolors, markers, colored
pencils, chalks, acrylics, stamping inks, and embossing powder. You can view
the entire line of CridgeWear in the embellishments section.
- Medium round blank CridgeWare ornament
- Pear stamps (Stamp Studio)
- Green pigment ink (moss green- ColorBox, Clearsnap)
- Green embossing powder (sea mist pearls - Stamp N Stuff)
- Radiant Pearls (Fandango Green, Desert Clay - LuminArte)
- Copper leafing pen (Krylon)
- Purple marker
- Violet gel pen
- Embossing gun
- Fine tip paint brush
- Ink pear stamps with green pigment ink and stamp close together on round
Cridge ornament. Sprinkle with green embossing powder and shake off excess.
powder with embossing tool. Be careful not to touch ornament until it has
cooled. Porcelain conducts heat!
- Paint inside of pears with Fandango Green Radiant Pearls, thinning first
with a little water. Shade one side of each pear lightly with a wash of Desert
Paint in pear leaves with Desert Clay. Further shade and color pears with
chalk in green and brown tones.
- Chalk background around pears using sienna, purple, and pink.
Variegate the chalk intensity from darker at the bottom of the medallion
towards the top. Give each pear a darker shadow at its base to ground
- Draw flower petals on background with a purple marker. Outline each petal
with a violet gel pen. With copper leafing pen, dab to color the pear stems
and center of flowers. Add touches of copper stippling to the pear forms
and randomly on the background.
- Tie a ribbon through hole at the top of the medallion and finish off with