I thought I'd move on to landscapes. I looked at the DVD, the booklet is very good and packed with information, but the one thing it doesn't give you is all those extra hints. I also found it useful to see the wax being applied to the card, and realising that it wasn't meant to cover all of the card.
This is a flat horizon, you get this by first loading up the iron with wax, then running the iron across in a straight line from left to right. Once you're happy with what you've got you can then 'add' a water effect, this is achieved by simply heating that part of the card and then wiping away the wax with a tissue! On this picture I tried my hand at adding some birds, which is a bit tricky, you apply a very small dot of wax, using the tip of the iron, then flick two lines from it and hope it looks like a bird!
What I love so much about it is that it is almost impossible not to get a goodish result right from the off. I've allowed myself one of the packs of paper to work through the DVD, for me this is the best approach, others may just wish to dive in and see what happens.
Sadly no crafting tomorrow, mum has a hospital appointment, not sure why we are bothering as she has refused any further treatment, so the entire afternoon will be taken up for a ten minute consult.
Oh well got the weekend to look forward to, forecast is for rain! Good, that way I won't feel guilty for not being outside enjoying any nice weather.