The Cove by Joe Nathan NV 2002
Images: Lighthouse by Rubberstamp Ave. Man in the Boat by Beeswax. Sedge Bank Left -234F, Sedge Bank Rt -233F, Water Patterns sm -231C, Sedge Filler -251C, Pebbles -256A & Geese in Flight -039A by Stampscapes.
Media: Imprint with Adirondack Espresso Ink Pad, Pastel Pencils, Soft Pastels in sky & sealed with a workable fixative.
Making this scene place the Lighthouse in the middle, mask & connect both sides of the Sedge Banks to Lighthouse. -JN
Mystical Waters by Joe Nathan NV 2002
Cape Leeuwin Lighthouse, Australia Near Augusta, located where the Indian & Southern Ocean meet. Built 1895 to 1896. Light can be seen for 25 miles. The tower has seven floors & 186 steps.
Images: Native Americans in Canoe by Beeswax. Lighthouse by Stamp Mania (AU). Tall Peaks -182G, Rocky Peaks -188F & Mystical Water -255G by Stampscapes.
Media: Imprint with Adirondack Espresso Ink Pad, Pastel Pencils, Soft Pastels in the sky & sealed with workable fixative.
For effect go from Light water to Dark. -JN
The Light Above by Joe Nathan, NV 2002
The Sea Is Dangerous
With its rocks & storms
But my light will shine
To make you safe
by Joe Nathan
Images: Tugboat by Ala Art. Lighthouse by Rubberstamp Ave. Boulders w/Lichen sm -230C, Fog, Cliffs & Waves -257F, Water Patterns small -231C & Dark Clouds -189F by Stampscapes.
Media: Imprint with Adirondack Espresso, Stream & Eggplant Ink Pads, Pastel Pencils, Soft Pastels in the sky, sealed with workable fixative.
Use a white Pastel Pencil for splashing wave caps on rocks. -JN
Sailing into the Horizon by Joe Nathan, NV 2002
Images: Sailboats & Lighthouse by Rubberstamps Ave. Rocky Cliffs (Left) -133G & Mystical waters -255G by Stampscapes.
Media: Imprint with Adirondack Espresso Ink Pad, Pastel Pencils & soft Pastels in the sky. Sealed with workable fixative. Note: Ocean was done with Pitt Pastel Pencil #159.
A four stamp scene, which is calm & relaxing to look at. Scene was made by starting with sailboats, then rocky cliffs & attach the Lighthouse. Then do water and last is the sky. -JN
A Light in a Distance by Joe Nathan, NV 2002
Tawas Point Lighthouse , Michigan. Located on Lake Huron on Michigan's Eastern shore. 67 foot tower and built in 1876.
Images: Lighthouse by Hardware Stampin. Eagle by Stender Design. Sedge Bank Lft -234F, Sedge Bank Rt -233F, Sedge Cluster sm -265D, Sedge filler -251G, Loon -262A, Pebbles-256A, Black Oak-245B, Tree Cluster Sm -266D, Maple Pair -239D, Reeds -067B, Reeds sm -068D, Flock in H20 -225D & Water Patterns sm -231C by Stampscapes.
Media: Imprint with Adirondack Espresso Ink Pad, Pastel Pencils & Soft Pastels in the Sky, sealed with workable fixative.
This Scene was done with 15 stamps, the sky was done using Orange Soft Pastel first & then spraying & then apply the Blue Soft Pastel & spray. This is the results. -JN.