14 November 2012

Game of snowballs anyone???

I wonder if we will get any of the white stuff 
here in the UK this winter.

Here is a card using one of the new
Make it Crafty
 digital images

Now my sticky Copic saga continues......
(the E's are out to get me) 
so I grabbed my pencils to rescue the areas that were causing me grief
and to save my sanity.

Thank you by the way for all the tips and tricks you have been
kindly sending me regarding this annoying phenomena.
Regrettably as yet I have not found a satisfactory solution, but I will
of course let you know if I do! 

Here is Melissa in more detail


I also had a play with acrylic white paint, glitter glue and one of Zoe's new
delicate snowflake chippies.
Prepping the chippie with white acrylic gives you a fab base
allowing the glitter glue to sparkle to the max!
 
Supplies:
Melissa Snowball digital stamp - Make it Crafty
Delicate Snowflake Chippies - Make it Crafty
Timeless paper pack - Forever Friends
Copics
Coloured pencils
White Acrylic paint dabber - Adirondack
Stickles Glitter Glue
Sticky gems
 
 
Crafty Hugs

20 comments:

Pam said...

Awesome awesome coloring! I am so subscirbing and following your blog !

Gramma said...

Just absolutely amazing! Tell me why you aren't illustrating?
Hugz,
Gramma

Eulalia said...

Wowowowowowowonderful colouring, I love it... no, I adore it!! I pay tribute to your mastery of the pencils!!!
xoxoxo Eulalia

Lorraine said...

This is gorgeous Jane. I love the image and you've coloured her beautifully. I love the depth you've achieved...stunning!
Lorraine x

coops said...

so stunning jane.awesome colouring of the fun image ;D

xx coops xx

DesignerDiva said...

OMG Jane can your colouring get any better! This is amazing?
Hugs Laurie xx

Tracy said...

I wish I could get my highlights to look like this. Amazing coloring Jane! Hugs!

Squirrel x said...

Awesome job hunny! Oh how I wish I could get the depth of light and shade you achieve - she could just step off that card and splat someone with that snowball. Truly wonderful. Hugs Sxx

Joann Burton said...

Jane this is wonderful. Beautiful coloring on the image and I love the simple yet beautiful layout of the card. joann sassy raggedy

Decosse's Dynamite Doodles said...

Your work as always is incredible. Thanks for sharing.

Lisa D.

Sara said...

Gorgeous card, love the image and your colouring is superb, you really make the image come to life, hugs Sara xx

Grenouille Greetings said...

A super card, Jane. As for the white stuff - it can snow at 2.00 when everyone is at their lunchtime destination as long as it stops and has melted by 3.00 so that everyone can get home again. Hugs, Lesley

Househund said...

If I need ideas for colour's I know exactly where to look. I love the colour's you pick up from the backing papers. Fantastic colour for a Christmas card.

ellyscard creatief said...

Lovely image and beautiful coloured.
Gr Elly

Wishcraft said...

Just gorgeous Jane! Fab card and stunning colouring.

I'm very new to copics (although I'm used to promarkers) and have had problems with sticky E markers too, so I'll be interested to see if you come up with a solution! A lot of the advice I've seen online seems to suggest that refilling or cleaning is needed, but as mine are new I don't think that's the issue. I'll carry on covering it with pencils until you find the miracle cure lol :o) Hugs, Lisa x

Samantha said...

Ohhh awesome card so love all your shading too! hugs me x

Liza said...

Beautiful Jane, she really pops off the page.

Liza x

Mary J said...

Jane, your colouring is always outstanding! Love this!!

Crafteezee said...

Woo Hoo I made it, I'm in my lunch hour but I got here, yayyyy. OMG Jane, you certainly bring these characters to life. Perhpas you should be writing a book!
Hugs Tracy x

Jenny said...

What a cutie. love your colouring :) Jen

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