11 December 2012

Ho Ho Ho Here comes Santa!

Hello there one and all!
Do you remember me mentioniong the blooper I made when making my Without Words DT card for the December challenge?
Yes, the one where I failed to follow the

Well, I did say that I would post the more colourful version
so here he is:

Pencils are great when you want to create texture
and I had an absolute blast with all that fur!!

Night Before Christmas Santa by Rick St Dennis
Polychromos and Caran D'Ache Pablo pencils
LOTV sentiment stamp
 Spellbinders Nestabilities
Die-Namics Vintage Flourish
Christmas Scrolls by Craft Creations
gold stars from stash

Challenges for everybody - Anything goes
Eclectic Ellapu - Jolly and Bright
Dilly Beans Challenge - Traditional Christmas colours
Jingle Bells Rock - December to remember
Patties Creations - Christmas Card
QKR Stampede - Holiday Cheer
Stamping with the Dragon - anything goes
Sweet and Sassy - Christmas

As always thanks for visiting my blog
Crafty Hugs


Mary J said...

Wow, stunning colouring Jane! Love the papers and corners too!

Doreen said...

Fabulous card,great image...love it.xxx

Grenouille Greetings said...

Such FABULOUS colourwork! A glorious Santa! Hugs, Lesley

Squirrel x said...

I am so glad he has made an appearance because, honestly hun, this is stunning work, the perfect example of how to use pencils, and that fur is awesome. I'm running out of superlatives for your work! Brilliant hun, simply brilliant. Hugs Sxx

Sheila said...

Ooohh Jane he's an awesome Santa, and coloured to perfection as always, he's a proper old fashioned Santa, kinda like how I imagined Santa to look when I was little :-).
Have a wonderful Christmas hun.
Sheila xx

hellerlittle said...

OMG.... he´s looking very well in monochrome but .... I´m speechless
Santa is looking soooooooooooo real, a well done job hun
hugs hellerlittle

Joey said...

AMAZING!!!!!!!!!! Your creations never fail to amaze me hun! Joey x

Exclusively by Mel said...

Oh my!! what sublime colouring Jane, he is just incredible, my jaw's still on the floor here!
fantastic card.
Love,melly. xxx

Alyce Kit and Clowder said...

jane this is just beyond incredible!! woweeeee!!! you are just so talented chickie :)

Gram's Treasures said...

Hi, Jane! Another awesome card....I love what you've done with the fur! Truly amazing colouring!
Joyce xx

krafty-kutz said...

oh wow! your colouring is breath taking x

Unknown said...

Seriously the colouring on this card is way to fabulous.. You are such a talented colourer-inner lol.. I love the way you have matched the colours to the kraft to make the colours pop. I have been staring for ages wondering how you made the texture on the fur..

Thank you for sharing your talent. Happy Tuesday x

Cynthia said...

Gorgeous coloring of the image, Jane! Thanks for joining the Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge this week.

chrilvian said...

im trying to color with copics on kraft..its really fun

coops said...

wow so stunning jane.he is fantastic and i love how you did the fur trim :D

xx coops xx

Sara said...

The texture you have created on the fur is amazing, so realistic, you truly are an amazing artist, hugs Sara xx

Sassy Raggedy said...

Beautiful Jane. Thanks so much for joining us this week at QKR. Hope to see you again next week as well. joann sassy raggedy

Gramma said...

Magnificent...I'm sure Santa has never looked so good!
Santa, I mean Gramma

Chris said...

Fabulous Jane! I love your Santa and I love your colouring even more of course :D, the fur is absolutely amazing, I can see you enjoyed doing it. Chris x

Chris said...

Fabulous Jane! I love your Santa and I love your colouring even more of course :D, the fur is absolutely amazing, I can see you enjoyed doing it. Chris x

Tracy said...

Oh wow he's awesome too! I'm so jealous of your pencil work. sigh....mine are gathering dust. This is fabulous Jane! Hugs!

Kimberly S said...

Beautiful job on your Santa Card, your coloring is amazing! Thanks so much for joining us for this week's Creative Inspirations Paint challenge! hugs, Kimberly

Stephanie said...

Your coloring is absolutely amazing!! Wowzers!!! Thanks so much for playing along in this week's Sweet 'n Sassy Digi Challenge. Merry Christmas!

Welcome! said...

I need to remember to give myself waaaay more time to noodle around your blog...I always get carried away looking at your amazing creations! THIS is OUTSTANDING! Like I've said before, your work is so inspiring! Thanks for sharing!

craftygranny said...

OOOOOh that is gorgeous and beautifully coloured. Thanks for sharing with us at challenges 4 everybody. Hugs trisha x DT

Unknown said...

I love this card! Your colouring is absolutely fantastic!

Thanks for joining the challenge at Eclectic Ellapu - sorry I'm a little late, the new challenge is up now and we'd love to see you join us again!


mags said...

A lovely christmas creation. Thanks for sharing with us at Dream Valley and good luck.