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Saturday, 13 February 2010

Friday Sketchers Challenge

I liked the look of this week's sketch on Friday Sketchers, and I needed to make a card for my mum's birthday, so here it is.


The image is a Precious Moments one from www.coloring-book.info, printed on watercolour paper and coloured with Promarkers. I've found that this watercolour paper (which was bought in the 99p shop) does at least as good a job of stopping colour bleed as very smooth card, and it's more flexible in that you can force any colour that does bleed through the line lower into the paper using the blender pen. The colours I used are primarily pastel yellow, gold and burgundy which match the papers from (I think) Paper Cellar. The butterfly and sentiment came as part of a Secret Santa gift from Vix the Christmas before last and again the colours work perfectly. The actual words were added with Sakura Stardust pen.

3 comments:

Aud said...

So beautiful! Lovely image!♥

Thanks for joining us at Friday Sketchers this week!

Hugs,
Aud

Pretty-In-Ink said...

What a cute image! your card is adorable!

Maria Matter said...

so adorable Josephine!!!
Blessings, Maria

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