I have the most gorgeous image to show you today! This is a special image just released by Sugar Creek Hollow, it's a drawing of the Christ Child. This stamp was designed by a dear, young lady in Poland--exclusively for Sugar Creek Hollow. She is a fabulous artist, and really out did herself with this image. You have a chance to win this set, the Baby Jesus along with the scroll by entering the Winter Digi Challenge.
The image comes in black and white which I changed to sepia to better fit the mood I was trying for. The background paper is from a free online digital kit, I masked the paper then deleted a center area for use later. I made another layer on the baby image and copied a section of the background paper into that layer and sent it to the bottom. I then had the baby on the same paper as the background, I merged the baby and background and then copied it into the area that I had deleted in the original background. This made a second layer on the background paper which I also masked, the result was I could line up the pattern and it looked as though the baby had been painted directed INTO the background. I love the feathered edges around the baby and how it blends into the designer paper without losing any of it's detail. I think this is the most beautiful image I have ever seen in digital!
Be sure to enter the challenge and follow all the directions carefully. We look forward to your entries and also to your comments! I hope you like what I have done with this piece of art from this young artist, it was a labor of love which I delight in sharing with you!
Sugar Creek Nugget: For unto us a Child is born, Unto us a Son is given; And the government will be upon His shoulder. And His name will be called Wonderful, Counselor, Mighty God, Everlasting Father, Prince of Peace. Isaiah 9:6 NKJ
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