I'm having such fun with
Darcy's Postcard Challenge.
I haven't got a clue where my story is going,
either with the plot or geographically!
The country that Darcy has set us this week is
I wanted my postcard to capture the rich
colours and history of China.
Blended paper background, gessoed and
coloured with water soluble wax crayons.
I gold heat embossed the bamboo background.
On a separate piece of paper I drew the
ancient artefact of the horse on the swallow
which I coloured this with Inktense pencils,
cut it out and stuck it on the background.
I outlined the horse with dark crayon.
Finally, I edged the card with
gold acrylic dabber.
On the reverse:
My dear Det Supt Clarke (with an e!),
Well, I find myself in China admiring this original artefact.
I think it would look perfect in my library, don't you?
It's a bit out of my price range but that has never stopped
me before, ha!
Lord Forsyth (with a Lord)
Oh no! I suspect Lord Forsyth is planning
Can Det Supt Clarke stop him plundering
the treasures of the world?