Thursday, August 15, 2013

Lilli Faye

Hi again!  I am back with a quick second post today to share something I've been working on for a few days.  I've had a few stops and starts and total do-overs and it still needs improvement, but I had to call it quits and post it before I lost the nerve.  This was purely a coloring exercise and I obviously need lots more practice.  Next time, I'd make the image, especially the fairy, bigger so it was easier to color and shade, but here goes:


I merged two magical images from Make it Crafty - Magical Mushroom Digi Stamp and Lilli Faye.  I printed the merged image on MiC Blending Card and colored it with my Copics (colors below).  I colored the clouds and sky with my Copics, too.  I added lots of Star Dust Stickles to her wings and dress, Yellow Stickles to the butterflies and White Opal Liquid Pearls to the spots on the mushrooms. I finished my card with a triple-loop seam binding bow, a millifiori polymer clay button (from Nat's Etsy shop, PolymerClayBox) and a few chipboard elements from Make it Crafty that I still had stashed (no longer available).

Here is a close-up of the image:


Copic colors:
Skin: E000, E00, E11, E21, R20
Hair: E21, E25, E29
Reds: R22, R35, R37, RV29, E19
Browns: E41, E447, E49, E55, E57
Greens: YG01, YG03, YG17, YG25, YG67

Thanks for stopping by again and indulging me while I share my coloring practice!

Oh, and my card is also for The Squirrel and The Fox Challenge #50 (whimsical).  The challenge was sponsored by Make it Crafty.

Have a great evening and see you soon!
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17 comments:

  1. Oh my, Carla, your colouring is perfect...you need no practicing any more...love it!!!

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  2. What a beautiful card Carla..Hugs Lozzy x

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  3. Wow, Carla, this is just gorgeous! Such wonderful coloring & I love the merged scene! Love the added sparkle, too! :^)
    Hugs, Penny

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  4. I love your mushroom land. It is so adorable and the fairy is so pretty and sparkly. Your coloring is always perfect.

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  5. I love the fairy, so beautifully colored and so is the mushroom. I love your design and what you did with these images, turned out beautiful!

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  6. WOW...there is nothing to do over about this Carla!!!! So impressed!!!!

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  7. Stunning! And what a lot of work! Absolutely adore this card! And all the sparkle!

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  8. Carla, this is an incredible coloring project, and I think I would have given up! It is hard enough to merge images let alone color. You did an amazing job!!! This is something you could frame.

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  9. WOW........sweetie this is absolutely gorgeous & your colouring is awesome sweetie.......

    Lotsa hugs Vicky xxx

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  10. Carla, I think this is fantastic! x

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  11. Carla , I think this is absolutely stinning

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  12. Oh my goodness, this is lovely! Great coloring and of course I love the sparkle!

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  13. Fantastic! What the heck do you mean, you need practice! You did a spectacular job girlie! I just tried my hand at merging too, I don't know why I shied away from it really. I understand about making them images bigger though, I have my nephew drawing now, and told him that he needs to start making his images bigger so I can colour them, especially the faces.
    Great work, love the bling!!
    :)S

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  14. I think you did a really good job on it Carla -- I love Fairies - they live in my yard you know!
    sandy

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  15. Oh boy there's a lot of detail in the images. Great job Carla. Hugs!

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