Take No Shit

So I finally purchased some amazing, cheeky digis from Karleigh Sue. This gem is called ‘Take No Shit’ (no, really, it is). I am totally in love with her.

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I coloured her up with these Copics……

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, E04

Cheeks: R32, R20

Eyes: YG00, YG

Eye Makeup: T6, T4, T2

Hair: 100, T6, T4, T2, BG49, BG45, BG10

Tights: 100, T6, T4, T2, T0, R59, YR04, Y17, Y13

Jumper: T4, T2, T0

Shoes: BG49, BG45, BG10

Board: B79, B28, B16, BG45, White Posca paint pen

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I love how cheeky and edgy these digis are. They really lend themselves to bright colours and cheeky sentiments. Check them out for yourself here. You can thank me later…. lol

Sarah

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Beautiful Bride

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I am sharing this beautiful freebie by The East Wind. It’s called ‘Beautiful Bride’ and it was kindly offered to us on the Kit and Clowder Facebook page to celebrate Alyce’s bridal shower. Isn’t it fab!!!

Here are my colour combos:

Skin:  E50, E51, E53, E34, E55, white Posca paint pen 0.7

Eyes: BG09, BG13, BG11

Lips: E04, RV000, White Posca paint pen 0.7

Veil: E34, E31, Y11

Dress: Silver Posca paint pen 0.7

Flowers: RV99, RV66, RV63, RV10, Y11

Flower centres: YR24, Y11

Cat: W4, W3, W1, W0, YG03 (eyes)

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Come over and join us at Kit and Clowder. There are always cool little colouring competitions on and there are heaps of inspiring classes and creations to keep the creative juices flowing.

Also check out the East Wind page and Etsy store. The images are incredible!

Thanks for stopping by

Sarah

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Mixed Media

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My first foray into mixed media. This project scared the crap out of me. I am not a confident drawer so it took me quite awhile to get this one completed.  Here are some progress shots……

First, a basic sketch on water colour paper.

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I then added some basic colour with my Neocolour II water soluble crayons.

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Collage time! I added some scraps of paper which i tore up randomly and adhered with Modge Podge. Then I added a layer of white gesso to the collage area and various highlight areas of the face.3-collage

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I added some shadows using a graphite crayon and some detail to the hair with Inktense and Prisma pencils.

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I stencilled on some detail to the clothes area using gesso. 6-gesso

Finally, I stamped on some patterns using Versamark ink, distress ink and embossing powder (which I heat set).

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I popped her in a frame to finish her off and Viola!! Done!🙂

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Warm Hands Warm Heart

 

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Here is a fabulous new release called ‘Warm hands warm heart’ by all dressed up. I knew as soon as I saw this one what I was going to create with it. It had to be a rainbow beanie!

I started by colouring the beanie using Prisma Pencils (on watercolour paper).

Here are the colours I used:

BEANIE, CUP & HEARTS

Red: raspberry, poppy red, white

Orange: Chestnut, orange, white

Yellow: Mineral orange, spanish orange, deco yellow

Green: Dark green, spring green, white

Blue: Copenhagen blue, true blue, white

Indigo: Violet blue, carribean sea, white

Violet: Violet, lilac, white

 

Next, I coloured the hair……..

HAIR: White, 90% warm grey, 20% warm grey

 

I wanted to go for a mixed media type feel for this project so I dipped into by Inktense pencil collection and grabbed a paintbrush to apply the colour to the remaining areas.

BACKGROUND, JUMPER & SKIN:

Painted with brushed dipped in Inktense Ink black pencil.

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I hope you like the end result. It was certainly fun to play with a few different art mediums and bring them all together.

Be sure to check out the All Dressed Up Etsy store as this is just one of the awesome new release stamps for September.

Hugs

Sarah

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Circus Ring Mistress

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The show goes on over at Scrappers Delights. The circus is still pumping. We are celebrating Janice’s birthday, 3000 members and the new Circus category all with one mega celebration. There are so many amazing prizes to be won so you must pop on over to the Scrappers Delights page and the Facebook group and get involved.

Here is Circus Ring Mistress and Circus Tiger combined in one vivid card. I hope you like it as much as I liked creating it. I can tick rainbow hair off my to do list now. Heehee…

Here are the Copics that I used:

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, E04, Cheeks R21

Hair: R39, R29, YR07, Y17, Y13, G12,G14, B05, V06, V09

Eyes: B97, B52, B05

Green Jacket: G29, G17, G05, G12 Gold Wink Of Stella Pen

Boots: V09, V06, V12

Pants and Hat: 100, T8, T6, T4, T2, T0

Tiger: YR09, W6, YR07, YR04, YR02, YR000.

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See you at the Circus!

 

Sarah

 

 

 

 

Circus Fifi and Petra Balet Act

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It’s Circus time over at Scrappers Delights. Janice has been super busy planning an amazing party and launch of the category. Come over and see for yourself here.

This beauty is called ‘Circus Fifi and Petra the Balet Act’. I coloured it up with Copics.

Here are my colours:

Hair: R39, R32, E31, E40

Skin: E000, E00, E21, E11, E04

Eyes: E47, E44, G85, G20

Dress: R35, R32, R30, Y11, YG67, YG63

White bits and Fifi: T2, T1, T0, 0

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Pop on over to the Facebook page to join the party. We have a photo booth, face painting and all sorts of fun going on.

Look forward to seeing you there

x

The Cat’s Whiskers

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Hello again! Can you believe it is September again! Time for another fab challenge over at All Dressed Up Digital Stamps. This time the theme is pretty pastels. I have chosen this cute image called ‘The Cat’s Whiskers’. Such a sweet stamp that is really versatile.

I decided to get my Inktense pencils out this time. I forgot how fun it was to play with watercolour paper and these amazing pencils. I applied the colours by dipping my paint brush in water, touching it across the tip of the pencil and applying straight to the watercolour paper. Once I finished this, I added some texture with white gesso and a stiff dry brush. The bow was done with a silver Wink Of Stella pen. I finished up by adding a little more depth to the cat with by Prisma pencils. I can never resist the beautiful, vibrant result they offer.

I struggled to find the right background paper for this image so I decided to make by own by scribbling with my Neocolour II crayons and then messing it all up with a watery brush. Gee its fun being messy. The neocolours are super bright so I toned it all down with some more gesso. The end result is a mixed media card. Something very different for me but very fun to do.

Have you every had a play with Inktense or Neocolour crayons? Leave me a comment with the details!!! Would love to see some inspiration!!

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