The other day I had the opportunity to attand a 'brayer workshop' taught by Michelle Zindorf, a Stampin' Up demonstrator, who's blog I read daily. I love her style of work and tried to emulate it a few times on my own with limited success. This workshop was just what I needed.
This is the first card we made using brayering, sponging and stamping. We learned how to blend multiple shades of color to get the graduated effect, how to make masks and sponge around them, create cast shadows, and paint with an aquabrush and ink from the stamp pads. We used white gel pen to create highlights.
Lots of layering and some brads finish this off.